PATCH: Compress debug sections for Linux/x86 by default

H.J. Lu
Sun Dec 14 16:00:00 GMT 2014

On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 7:49 AM, Joel Brobecker <> wrote:
>> > Are things still going to work if GDB is configured without zlib,
>> > or instance?
>> No.  Zlib must be enabled.  Since I only enabled it in Linux/x86
>> assembler, I think it is acceptable.
> FWIW, for an incompatible change like that, it would have been nice if
> people had a chance to comment on it before you went ahead and pushed
> it as if it was obvious. Your old message mentioning this change is
> better than nothing for sure, but even if others agreed then, some
> of them might still not be ready for this change.

Let's discuss it now.  We have plenty of time to make the final decision
for binutils 2.26.


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