[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/3] configure: Force mingw's ld to keep the reloc section

Alex Smith alex.smith at warpsharp.info
Tue Mar 29 07:05:29 CEST 2016

On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 6:29 AM, Christophe Gisquet <
christophe.gisquet at gmail.com> wrote:
> I understand the sentiment, and there's probably little lost in
> keeping it, but... is it not a hack? ie:
> - When do you notice the added security is no longer there/it breaks
> in even worse ways?
> - Who is and would be available and able to prevent it from breaking?
> Because it already has, and almost nobody dealt with it.
> The original author already did well in reporting the issue to
> binutils, so I'm certainly not complaining about his efforts.
> --
> Christophe
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Sorry didn't see this until now.

I think that making it dependent on enable/disable-debug is reasonable for
immediate fix.  I'll see about taking another stab at binutils and seeing if
this can't get fixed upstream.

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