On Fri, 2 Feb 2018 13:22:11 +0100
Andreas Fink <finkandr...@web.de> wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Feb 2018 11:06:52 +0000
> James Le Cuirot <ch...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 1 Feb 2018 11:55:46 +0100
> > Andreas Fink <finkandr...@web.de> wrote:
> >   
> > > Hello,
> > > I have a question to the patch provided by the package
> > > app-portage/elt-patches, namely the file as-needed/2.4.3
> > > 
> > > Here I can see the following being added to ltmain.sh:
> > > +      -Wl,--as-needed|-Wl,--no-as-needed)
> > > +       deplibs="$deplibs $arg"
> > > +       continue
> > > +       ;;
> > > +
> > > 
> > > In my understanding the order must be the opposite otherwise it has
> > > no effect to $deplibs, i.e. the line should be deplibs="$arg
> > > $deplibs".    
> > 
> > It's been like that in every version of the patch so it's probably
> > like that for a reason though I don't know what that reason is. This
> > is interesting as I gather the whole reason for the patch is that an
> > unpatched libtool inserts the flag in the wrong place.
> >   
> 
> Should I file a bug for this behaviour, or is this correct behaviour?

I'm hoping someone more knowledgable will comment but everyone
(except me!) is at FOSDEM at the moment.

-- 
James Le Cuirot (chewi)
Gentoo Linux Developer

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