Pruning libgcj

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Thu Feb 27 15:03:00 GMT 2003


=?iso-8859-1?Q?=D8yvind=5FHarboe?= writes:
 > How can GCJ not to link with libgcj?
 > 
 > I was toying with the idea of using something like jclassinfo from sourceforge to list all the
 > class files required starting at --main and then compiling only those. I'm expecting that
 > this should discover almost all the classes required for the build.

It won't.

The linker already only links in classes for which there is a direct
reference in your program or libgcj startup.  If you use the command
-Wl,-Map,myprog.map command while building your program you'll see how
this works.

 > libgcj seems to be precompiled and pulled inn during link-time,

No, only the parts that are referenced.

Andrew.



More information about the Java mailing list