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Re: PATCH: Implement --no-add-needed/--add-needed for ld

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 05:37:26PM +0100, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Hi H. J.
> >This is the complete patch. Any comments?
> Nope - it looks OK to me.  Please consider this patch approved, although 
> I do recommend adding an entry to the ld/NEWS file as well.

Like this? I also added --as-needed/--no-as-needed.

2004-07-19  H.J. Lu  <>

	* NEWS: Mention the new --add-needed/--no-add-needed and
	--as-needed/--no-as-needed options.

--- ld/	2004-07-19 09:33:15.047272207 -0700
+++ ld/NEWS	2004-07-19 09:55:57.270004202 -0700
@@ -1,5 +1,9 @@
 -*- text -*-
+* New ELF --add-needed/--no-add-needed options to control if a
+DT_NEEDED tag should be added when a shared library comes from
+DT_NEEDED tags.
 * Support for the crx-elf target added.
 * Support for the sh-symbianelf target added.
@@ -17,6 +21,9 @@
   might also be used in the future to select similar tradeoffs.
 Changes in 2.15:
+* New ELF --as-needed/--no-as-needed options to control if a DT_NEEDED
+tag should be added only when a shared library is referenced.
 * New PE --large-address-aware option to indicate executables support virtual
   addresses greater than 2 gigabytes.

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