[distcc] Re: Speed up linking

Tom Tromey tromey at redhat.com
Wed Feb 1 00:15:52 GMT 2006

>>>>> "Ken" == Ken Beal <kenbeal at gmail.com> writes:

Ken> 1. Do we even have a tool that will "partial link"?

'ld -r' does this.  I don't recall ever using this myself...

Ken> 4. It would want to be "smart" about combinations.

You could also do something ccache-like, where you cache these
intermediate files and skip relinking one when no input has changed.
This would be like an incremental linker, only not quite as nice :-)


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