Commit d7646461 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

Restore portions of my comment, which I found less clear after copyedits

parent 068af121
......@@ -1026,10 +1026,13 @@ dnl (Don't use `-z nocombreloc' as -z takes no arg on Irix.)
dnl Treat GCC specially since it just gives a non-fatal `unrecognized option'
dnl if not built to support GNU ld.
dnl Adding -znocombreloc to LDFLAGS rather than LD_SWITCH_SYSTEM_TEMACS is:
dnl * inappropriate, as LDFLAGS is a build option but this is essential. See:
dnl For a long time, -znocombreloc was added to LDFLAGS rather than
dnl LD_SWITCH_SYSTEM_TEMACS. That is:
dnl * inappropriate, as LDFLAGS is a user option but this is essential.
dnl Eg "make LDFLAGS=... all" could run into problems,
dnl http://bugs.debian.org/684788
dnl * unnecessary, since temacs is the only thing that actually needs it. See:
dnl * unnecessary, since temacs is the only thing that actually needs it.
dnl Indeed this is where it was originally, prior to:
dnl http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-pretest-bug/2004-03/msg00170.html
late_LDFLAGS="$LDFLAGS"
if test x$GCC = xyes; then
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