Re: [PATCH v2] kbuild: Fail if gold linker is detected

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Tue Jul 23 2019 - 02:41:35 EST

On Tue, 23 Jul 2019, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Right.
> I was able to build with
> So, we can use gold, depending on the kernel configuration.

That's exactly the problem. It breaks with random kernel configurations
which is not acceptable except for people who know what they are doing.

I'm tired of dealing with half baken fixes and 'regression' reports. Either
there is an effort to fix the issues with gold like the clang people fix
their issues or it needs to be disabled. We have a clear statement that
gold developers have other priorities.