On Feb 12 2018, Jim Wilson <j...@sifive.com> wrote:

> I don't know the history here, but I do know that the most common atomic
> related bug report we get is for people using pthread, so we were probably
> thinking about that when this was written.  But handling the two cases
> differently does look like a bug.  I'm OK with a patch that makes it
> unconditional in the LD_AS_NEEDED_OPTION case also. Particularly if you
> have a good case to justify it.

This is needed by jemalloc, which needs -latomic because it uses byte
atomics.  It does not know about -pthread.


I haven't yet seen other packages that need this though.


Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs, sch...@suse.de
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