Re: [PATCH 3/3] perf tools: bring back old behavior whenNO_DEMAGLE doesn't link with libbfd

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Jan 20 2014 - 12:20:04 EST

On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 10:22:25AM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 03:39:40PM +0400, Stanislav Fomichev escreveu:
> > This commit reverts part of the 3e6a147deef9 "perf tools: Separate lbfd
> > check out of NO_DEMANGLE condition" which always links perf with libbfd.
> > I'd like to preserve old behavior when NO_DEMAGLE does not link with
> > it, because some machines may contain different versions of binutils
> > (hence miss required libbfd version) and I still want an option to build perf
> > which works on any machine regardless of binutils version.

BFD is not only used for demangling, it's also used for decoding
source lines now. So tying it only to NO_DEMANGLE would not be correct.

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