Re: [PATCH v2 10/18] arm64: add a workaround for GNU gold with ARM64_MODULE_PLTS

From: Will Deacon
Date: Thu Nov 16 2017 - 06:50:16 EST

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:34:20PM -0800, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> CONFIG_CLANG_LTO depends on GNU gold and due to a known bug, the
> linker crashes when ARM64_MODULE_PLTS is enabled:
> To work around the problem, this change removes NOLOAD from .plt
> and .init.plt, which allows us to link modules with

Why don't we just not do LTO if the toolchain is busted? This feels like
it will end up being a game of whack-a-mole as code could be introduced
that tickles known bugs on older toolchains.