[Haskell-cafe] Re: Non-technical Haskell question
jules at jellybean.co.uk
Mon Dec 6 14:33:09 EST 2004
On 6 Dec 2004, at 18:48, John Goerzen wrote:
> Presently, ghc will only link in a .o component of a .a file if symbols
> from that .o file are actually used in the final executable. This is
> the motiviation for the split-objs feature; to reduce the size of
> executables that use quite large .o files.
> In my experience, most .o files are not that large. Does that agree
> with your experience?
If that is the case, then it already is 'smart linking' and I stand
corrected. Unless the granularity of the .o files is too large, of
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