[RFC/PATCH] ldso: drop -Wl,-e,_start linking option

Joakim Tjernlund joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Sun Mar 25 10:28:55 UTC 2012

Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo.org> wrote on 2012/03/25 08:58:13:
> The _start symbol is the default entry point for ELFs, so there should be
> no need to manually specify this.  The background motivation is that this
> causes issues for ports that have a symbol prefix (like Blackfin) and so
> they don't have a "_start" symbol -- it's named "__start".
> This was added in commit 462d544629128dec0094ffea1275d62e9581934d with the
> reason "fix ldso for mips", but I can't see why this would matter since it
> has a proper _start symbol.

I wish I could remember that commit in 2005 :) I don't have records that far back
either. I am sure you can work something out though.


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