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Re: Important !!! Wrong flag usage

Subject: Re: Important !!! Wrong flag usage
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 04:39:43 -0000

Hai ,

Yes . I have already sent a patch that does that . Yesterday i send a patch which added feature of the export-symbols option for a compaq c++ compiler . It also take care of moving -WL to -Wl in file . I came to notice the changes in other file later . That is why i didn't add it my last patch . The files i found to be changed are


From: Ossama Othman <address@hidden>
To: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Important !!! Wrong flag usage
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 07:25:01 -0800


On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 07:49:20AM -0000, ANEESH KUMAR .K.V wrote:
> Change -WL to -Wl  for osf  .
> Found that the -WL flag is used for passing linker flag . The actual flag to > be used is -Wl .If we use -WL, compiler wont through any error but then
> the option is not getting passed to the linker . Try some option for
> printing the messages to stdout . I think this is high priority change .
> Since this include only once line change i am not sending the cvs diff . The > cvs diff for file has already send by me with the support for
> export-symbols option of libtool .

Just so I understand, you're basically saying that we should not
change the "-Wl" flag, and leave it as it is.  Specifically, we should
ignore the part of your patch that changes "-Wl" to "-WL," right?  It
wasn't clear from what you said above.

Thanks again for the patch!
Ossama Othman <address@hidden>
Distributed Object Computing Laboratory, Univ. of California at Irvine
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