Thoughts

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Apr 21 17:33:03 PDT 2007


On Friday April 20 2007 04:53, Luca2 wrote:
> Hello.
>
> I have some thoughts I would like to share, all related to new features.
>
> The so called "new hosts", let's say Fedora Core 6 (now old, there's
> Fedora 7 coming), OpenSUSE 10.2 (now there's 10.3 alpha 3) and others
> all use the new GNU HASH style definition (anyway it can use even the
> old definition by passing "hash-style=sysv").
> I've built myself several LFSs using this feature and had ran into no
> troubles, still the answer is always the same when people have troubles
> with "ld" (because of unsupported feature): use older host etc...
>
> My idea is wouldn't be the time, now, to incorporate this feature
> (linking times reduced by 50% as example) and let it become the "new"
> standard way of building LFS systems?

This belongs in a hint. No one "needs" to use hash-style=gnu. Adding it to LFS 
goes against the spirit of LFS.

robert
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