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Re: dead function elimination


Hi Jimmy,

I thght the linker alone was supposed to be able to do dead-procedure-elimination.

No. It is a nice feature, but it is not a requirement of a linker.


After all can't the linker determine which procedures are unreferenced in the final executable?

Which is exactly what the --ffunction-sections and --gc-sections switches do.


If i'm not mistaken the diablo linker can do this?

It probably can.


Cheers
  Nick



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