Gnu ld

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Fri Apr 29 17:44:16 PDT 2005


On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 18:32 +0100, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> Every source or configuration I seem to look at has an option about
> gnu ld which defaults to "no" (i.e. not using gnu ld)
> 
> Boes LFS use gnu ld? I thought so. What's so terriblke about it anyhow?


I think the meaning is more along the lines of "must use GNU ld" instead
of whatever the default system linker is. On Linux, that's a meaningless
option since the system tools are normally the GNU versons anyway, but
more meaningful on one of the traditional UNIXs like Solaris or AIX.

Simon.
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