[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/2] configure: allow toggling of -Wl, -z, defs and -no-undefined

remi at remlab.net remi at remlab.net
Tue Jun 20 10:03:26 CEST 2017

I don't understand what you are trying to suggest. In production builds, undefined symbols are usually forbidden either by design (PE) or by policy (ELF).

Le 20 juin 2017 09:30:54 GMT+03:00, Steve Lhomme <robux4 at gmail.com> a écrit :
>Can't it just be a flag that will only have effects on debug builds ?
>On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 5:56 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
>> Le maanantaina 19. kesäkuuta 2017, 17.02.49 EEST Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
>> écrit :
>>> I don't think the intention of this patch is to plainly disable
>>> no-undefined, but rather to allow someone to do it if required
>>> appears to be the case for ASAN on macOS, and TSAN on linux).
>> Thing is, I really can´t believe that developpers will try a separate
>> at all times just for undefined symbols. If you give the option to
>disable it,
>> developpers *will* disable it at the first opportunity. In all
>likelihood, it
>> will end up in some random howto or build scripts too. Even more so
>if you
>> rely on it for sanitizers. Yet even more so if you require three
>builds, one
>> for address sanitization, one for thread sanitization and one for
>> symbols.
>> And then it will only be a matter of how often it breaks. That´s just
>how it
>> used to be before the option got enforced.
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