GCC 4.5 update in natty, reverting the ld --as-needed default just for the natty release

Micah Gersten micahg at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 7 19:24:17 UTC 2011

On 03/07/2011 10:56 AM, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Today's GCC 4.5 update in natty reverts the ld --as-needed default just for the
> natty release.  All issues with ld --as-needed in main were resolved until
> alpha3 release, and a good number in universe too.  There is however still a
> large number of packages in the archive which don't build yet with this default,
> so to concentrate on more important issues, this default is reverted again, and
> will re-enabled with the start of the o-series.
> Please do not drop ld --as-needed related patches because the package seems to
> build with them.
> Many thanks to all those submitters for the around ~350 patches applied in natty.
>   Matthias

Would it be possible to get a new archive rebuild after this lands
(either in LP or one of Lucas's rebuilds)?


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