[LinuxBIOS] [Fwd: Re: Patch file for Fedora 8 compile problems]

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Mon Dec 17 06:09:48 CET 2007

Quoting ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com>:

> On Dec 16, 2007 4:42 PM, Marc Karasek <Marc.Karasek at sun.com> wrote:
>> In order to enable/disable it you  just have to go into the
>> src/config/Options.lb and change the BUILDID_OPTION to be blank for
>> older ld versions / non-x86 builds and leave it as "-Wl,--build-id=none"
>> for the newer ld versions.
> There is no way we can ask users to do this. We never intended for
> users to modify src/config/Options.lb as a normal part of making a
> build work.
> The Options.lb file defines a set of config variables, and sets
> reasonable default values for them, and for the most part these values
> are mainboard and build related. For the most part, all these settings
> work across all distros.
> I don't want to ask people to start tweaking this file.
> We have to find a better way. Let's keep thinking.
> Thanks!
> ron
I may be way off here but couldn't you just put in a simple if  
statment that says something like this:

if (ld_version >= XXX) {
     Use these build Options;

Thanks - Joe

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