Code Bloat g++

Gerald Pfeifer pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Feb 16 14:29:00 GMT 2000


On Tue, 15 Feb 2000, Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> Anyway, as Alexandre points out: this is debugging information, so
> what is the problem?

When compiling template-heavy C++ code with -g, GCC generates huuuuge
.s files which take 10+ minutes to assemble with Sun as, even on a fast
UltraSPARC.

It might be that GNU as is faster, but the size of .s files with debugging
information on sparc-sun-solaris2.6 alone is prohibitive.

Gerald
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