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Re: WHOPR bootstrap, when/how?
> On Thu, 8 Apr 2010, Jan Hubicka wrote:
> > :) We need debug info and hammer out all bugs of course! I would also like to
> > see possiblity to LTO bootstrap without gold and possibility to not generate
> > assembly into LTO .o files. In the typical use where one builds app with LTO
> > (such as bootstrap) this just slow down everything approximately twice that is
> > IMO silly.
> Well, but it's pretty much deep-rooted into the LTO design as we use
> collect2 and/or gold to do symbol resolution which of course needs
> object code. I can imagine we can nuke the collect2 stuff looking
> at symbols, but the linker plugin code just aint going to work
> without object code.
I guess if really necessary we can do something like just outputting symbols
for all the nodes without real code or so, but it is somewhat ugly.