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Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 22:06:37 +0100
From: Shiz <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix unresolved symbol issues on ARMv7 due to raise/divmod dependency

> On 23 Feb 2016, at 21:45, Rich Felker <> wrote:
> The --as-needed stuff is also not needed; it's a nop for static
> libraries, which -lgcc always is. But I'm unclear why this patch is
> needed to begin with, and why -lc was there already. The compiler
> should be passing in the right -l options.

These are filtered out in the musl-clang front-end; only user-given
-l flags are passed to the linker.
This is to prevent implementation-specific library segmentation,
which the compiler may have knowledge about, from leaking into the linking.

- Shiz

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