failure to link most programs on Leopard

Jeffrey Walton noloader at
Sat Nov 14 21:39:24 UTC 2020

On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 3:56 PM Ken Cunningham
<ken.cunningham.webuse at> wrote:
> ...
> Back when gcc48 was being implemented, and even now when Iain tests the builds of gcc on older systems, he does it “neat” on an unmodified i386 Leopard system, he does not do it in MacPorts.
> So our changes, like a newer linker, or sending assembly to clang instead of “gas” , can have unexpected consequences sometimes.

You can disable Clang's integrated assembler with -no-integrated-as,
if needed. I've had to use it several times because Clang cannot
consume the same programs as GCC even though Clang defines __GNUC__.


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