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Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 13:04:43 +0300
From: Timo Teras <>
Subject: Re: Linking musl with

On Wed, 7 May 2014 10:04:24 +0100
Stephen Thomas <> wrote:

> > only the object files with referenced symbols are linked from an
> > archive
> > 
> > so only a.o with the given main.o because of the symbol f
> > 
> > now if you make some reference in main.c such that b.o should
> > be included but main still returns 0 that would be a bug
> > 
> > eg. add a void g(void){} to b.c and call it from main.c  
> Ok, thanks for that info. It appears that there is a problem in gcc
> 4.9 and not 4.8.3.

Is perhaps -ffunction-sections and/or -fdata-sections added
automatically? Those would break musl like experienced.

- Timo

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