I think nowadays the gcc-bugs list is meant only as gateway for bugzilla
messages, so you might want to open a bugzilla for future reports.
* Reuben Thomas wrote on Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 02:58:20AM CET:
> (Found in 4.3; I was unable to discover without checking out the sources
> whether the error is still present in head, as I couldn't work out which
> file to look in using ViewVC; sorry.)
> -fno-merge-debug-strings is documented as if it were
> -fmerge-debug-strings; the description needs to be negated.
Thanks for the report. OK to push this patch, tested 'make info pdf
2009-03-24 Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues@xxxxxx>
* doc/invoke.texi (Debugging Options): Fix description of
diff --git a/gcc/doc/invoke.texi b/gcc/doc/invoke.texi
index d1c86dc..8b97fa0 100644
@@ -4408,11 +4408,11 @@ This option works only with DWARF 2.
-Direct the linker to merge together strings which are identical in
-different object files. This is not supported by all assemblers or
-linker. This decreases the size of the debug information in the
-output file at the cost of increasing link processing time. This is
-on by default.
+Direct the linker to not merge together strings which are identical in
+different object files. Merging is not supported by all assemblers or
+linker. It decreases the size of the debug information in the output
+file at the cost of increasing link processing time. Merging is enabled