Fwd: [patch ld]: Enable autoimport for x64 by default

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@gmail.com
Mon May 17 15:09:00 GMT 2010

On 16/05/2010 16:44, Kai Tietz wrote:

> Well, as there are maybe some users using the -v2 option, I would like
> to keep it for now. it is deprecated, but I think we should keep it at
> least until next release, and well, in case that there will be a v3
> version in future (not that I am planning for it), it can still make
> sense

  Yes, although do bear in mind that we've never documented the -v1 and -v2
options, so we're not honour-bound to support them forever.  (My understanding
is that they're mostly there as 'get out of jail free cards' in case we
discovered there was a problem with the default setting at any time.)

  Anyway, I'm happy with what you want to do for your users.  If you're going
to change the removal of the -v1 option so it gives a specific warning or
error (rather than just 'unknown option'), please post the tweaked version of
your patch before you commit it; if you're happy with the current version
as-is, then just go ahead.


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