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Re: gcc4 outstanding issues (was Re: Cygport woes: CHOST not defined.)
On 3/18/2011 5:06 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> BTW, I wonder if we can begin mitigating (2) by not shipping the .la
> files with GCC. This would stop those paths from being hardcoded into
> other .la files, so that eventually only the libtool scripts will need
> to be fixed.
Yes, please. I think this should be done, upstream (4.7?), as well.
There is no need for runtime libraries to have .la files IMO -- having
them needlessly complicates, and provides no benefit (is it even
supported, by gcc-devs, to dlopen/ltopen a runtime library, on all
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