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Link Time Optimization (LTO) gives GCC the capability of dumping its internal representation (GIMPLE) to disk, so that all the different compilation units that make up a single executable can be optimized as a single module. This expands the scope of inter-procedural optimizations to encompass the whole program (or, rather, everything that is visible at link time).
|• LTO Overview:||Overview of LTO.|
|• LTO object file layout:||LTO file sections in ELF.|
|• IPA:||Using summary information in IPA passes.|
|• WHOPR:||Whole program assumptions, linker plugin and symbol visibilities.|
|• Internal flags:||Internal flags controlling |