Re: [PATCH] fixed: CRC32=y && 8193TOO=m unresolved symbols

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Wed Jun 04 2003 - 10:41:59 EST

On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Any opinions on moving it out of lib/lib.a?
> We have our own conditional linking system, essentially, so that's what
> I would prefer.

That makes sense. lib/lib.a wasn't ever _that_ sensible, since we only
really include object files in it that we know should be linked in. The
linker really does know less than the build system, and in this case that
seems to be causing a real bug.


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