Partial linking - why?

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Mon Feb 17 18:41:00 GMT 2003


When linking libgcj, we first do a few partial links and then link the
shared object.  Perhaps that's because otherwise the line would be too
long.  But why do we do this, rather than making an archive and
linking that with --whole-archive?

Andrew.



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