LLD: man pages missing?

Oliver Pinter oliver.pinter at hardenedbsd.org
Mon Dec 25 20:46:58 UTC 2017

On Monday, December 25, 2017, Dimitry Andric <dim at freebsd.org> wrote:

> On 25 Dec 2017, at 21:16, O. Hartmann <ohartmann at walstatt.org> wrote:
> >
> > I have installed most recent CURRENT as of r327219 with LLD_IS_LD=YES set
> > via /etc/src.conf.
> >
> > I try to find some options and tried "man ld", "man lld" and "ld.lld".
> In the the latter
> > two cases there can nothing be found on the system and man ld always
> seems to refer to
> > the GNU linker - which is, I believe, the linker reached by
> /usr/bin/ld.bfd. There is
> > also a linker "ld" in /usr/local/bin/ld from binutils-2.28,1.
> There is no manpage yet.  Upstream provides a bit of Sphinx-based
> documentation (e.g. in .rst format), but there is no specific manpage.
> Since lld is now approaching a quite usable state, maybe it is time for
> a request to upstream to provide one. ;)

The same would be nice for clang too. Its default man page is poor.

> -Dimitry

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