Partial linking - why?

Tom Tromey tromey@redhat.com
Mon Feb 17 19:33:00 GMT 2003


>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> writes:

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

I don't know.  Maybe Alexandre knows; I CCd him.

Tom



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