Linking in Dead Code

B. Scott Michel at
Sun May 15 21:28:56 CEST 2011

Cores don't necessarily help linking because it's I/O bound and very concrete sequential algo.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Guy <guytsalmaves-h at>
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Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 22:08:16 
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Subject: Re: Linking in Dead Code

On 14/05/2011 21:10, Daniel Fischer wrote:
> Linking still tends to use a lot of memory with ld, on the appropriate
> platforms you could try using gold as the linker, that's reported to use
> less memory (and be faster).

No gold for windows :-( Another problem with ld is that it's only single core.

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