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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-16 10:26:58

[2002-10-16] Neal D. Becker wrote:

>>>>>> "David" == David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Alkis Evlogimenos <alkis_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> If the above is correct then shouldn't runtime-link-dynamic and
> >> runtime-link-static be passing to gcc "-shared-libgcc" and
> >> respectively? gcc's manual says that "-static" turns on preference
to static
> >> libraries in general whereas "-{static,dynamic}-libgcc" only affects
> >> (isn't this the C++ Runtime?).
> David> Well, I guess that's right.
>AFAICT, reading the terse description in gcc info, I think gcc will
>set this option correctly automatically. You just need -shared or
>-static. Is this not correct?

Yes, my understanding was that specifying "-static" to GCC configures it for
maximum static linking. And that the "-static-libgcc" is there for when you
want libgcc to be static regardless.

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