gold --format incompatible with gnu ld

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Fri Mar 8 22:36:00 GMT 2013


On 3/8/13, Cristian Rodríguez <crrodriguez@opensuse.org> wrote:
>
> recently ran into a problem linking with gold
>   --> https://github.com/dvdhrm/kmscon/issues/83
>
> The issue at hand is that GNU ld accepts --format=default but gold
> doesn't. and GNU LD does not accept plain --format=elf so there is no
> generic solution.
>
> can gold be changed so "default" means "elf" or provides the same
> behavior as gnu ld ?

I didn't know --format=default worked.  Fixed for gold like so.
Committed to mainline.

Ian

2013-03-08  Ian Lance Taylor  <iant@google.com>

	* options.cc (General_options::string_to_object_format): Accept
	"default".
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