[Buildroot] [PATCH v1] qt5base: disable gold linker

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sat Feb 14 07:58:13 UTC 2015

Dear Peter Korsgaard,

On Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:03:56 +0100, Peter Korsgaard wrote:

> The problem is that the configure script is confused. While this is
> related to linking, -fuse-ld=gold is an argument to the compiler driver
> to tell it what linker to execute, NOT an option to tell the linker to
> behave differently. So it shouldn't get prefixed with -Wl when passed
> though the compiler driver.
> Qt does the right thing when it uses it, but the configure script does:
>     if linkerSupportsFlag $TEST_COMPILER -fuse-ld=gold; then
>        CFG_USE_GOLD_LINKER=yes
> This should be compilerSupportsFlag instead.
> I'll create a patch and apply / send upstream.

Thanks. In the mean time, I've marked the original patch from Peter
Seiderer as Rejected in patchwork.


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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