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authorDiego Elio 'Flameeyes' Pettenò <>2009-07-17 14:18:07 +0200
committerDiego Elio 'Flameeyes' Pettenò <>2009-07-17 14:18:07 +0200
commit673112b192a9494ea96f7daca061b080db5d3977 (patch)
tree02c53b22e1810a8f36e591f5af8c04f37f9ced2f /
parent7e4509f9e5a1add8bd7efaf69cefd35a291b6253 (diff)
Check for support of -z nodelete LD flag, don't use it unconditionally.
On non-GNU, non-Sun linkers, the -z option is often not understood; make sure that the -z nodelete option is usable before making use of it. Unbreaks build on Mac OS X.
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@@ -119,6 +119,15 @@ dnl other linkes might be added later
CC_CHECK_LDFLAGS([-Wl,-z,now], [IMMEDIATE_LDFLAGS="-Wl,-z,now"])
+dnl On ELF systems we don't want the libraries to be unloaded since we
+dnl don't clean them up properly, so we request the nodelete flag to be
+dnl enabled.
+dnl On other systems, we don't really know how to do that, but it's
+dnl welcome if somebody can tell.
+CC_CHECK_LDFLAGS([-Wl,-z,nodelete], [NODELETE_LDFLAGS="-Wl,-z,nodelete"])
dnl Check for the proper way to build libraries that have no undefined
dnl symbols; on some hosts this needs to be avoided but the macro
dnl takes care of it.