Link errors with an install using quick-start guide

Joel Sherrill joel at
Thu Jul 25 19:19:24 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 2:13 PM Sebastian Huber <
sebastian.huber at> wrote:

> ----- Am 25. Jul 2019 um 20:59 schrieb joel joel at
> > Having a separate library for rtems default configuration breaks autoconf
> > probes for packages which are built using BSP specific arguments. These
> > have built the same way for well over a decade.
> >
> > I know this can be resolved by passing in an extra library on the
> configure
> > line. But this broke a public behavior in an undesirable and subtle way.
> I think we have to make a trade-off between difficult to figure out
> configuration issues which normally need the help of a linker map file (I
> don't think the average user knows what this is) and an extra option for
> already complicated Autoconf invocations.

Is there any documentation on this flag and how it might be needed?

I am not suggesting changing this -- just stating that it had a visible
side-effect that I don't recall getting the discussion that publicly
visible behavior changes should get.

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