Update LTO plugin interface

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 01:59:00 GMT 2010


On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> "H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 4:48 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
>>> "H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@gmail.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> __udivdi3 is just an example.  It can also happen to memcpy, or
>>>> any library calls generated by GCC. I am enclosing a testcase for memcpy.
>>>
>>> I believe we can solve that specific problem much more efficiently than
>>> requiring a complete link of all the input files.  We currently solve it
>>> using the -pass-through option which is passed to the linker plugin.
>>> Are there any cases for which using -pass-through=-lc
>>> -pass-through=-lgcc would not be a complete solution?
>>>
>>
>> http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46760
>
> Sigh, OK, so I'll just add -pass-through=-lgcov when appropriate.
>
> Or I'll rephrase: are there any cases for which using -pass-through for
> the set of libraries that the gcc driver automatically adds to the end
> of the link line would not be a complete solution?
>
> I'm not saying -pass-through is the solution we should be using.  It's
> clearly a bit of a hack.  However, I am asking the question seriously,
> because if we have to do a complete relink, then let's do a complete
> relink, but if we don't have to do one, let's definitely not.

Nothing can't be solved with a hack :-).


-- 
H.J.



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