[lfs-dev] gcc test failures with current svn

Romain Geissler romain.geissler at amadeus.com
Sun Aug 7 11:32:32 PDT 2016


Hi,

On Sun, 7 Aug 2016, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Ken Moffat wrote:
> > I started a build last night on my (slow) Phenom.
> >
> > In the gcc suite I'm seeing a couple of failures each in g++ and
> > libstdc++, whih sounds fine, but the first thing to report is gcc
> > itself, which has 52 unexpected failures!   I've checked that the
> > ASAN patch was applied - I suspect that without it the failures in
> > g++ and libstdc++ would have increased.
> >
> > I'm using the gold linker.  In binutils, the ordinary tests were ok,
> > but in gold 1 of 243 failed:
> > FAIL: relro_test.sh
> >
> >  From gcc:
> >
> > FAIL: gcc.dg/guality/pr41616-1.c   -O2 -flto -fuse-linker-plugin
> > -fno-fat-lto-objects  execution test
>
> Isn't -flto the gold linker?  I'm not sure.

A long time ago LTO was a gold only feature. But that's not the case
anymore for years, both ld.bfd and ld.gold can handle link time
optimizations (through the linker plugin mode).

Cheers,
Romain


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