libtool linking libgcj
Thu Oct 9 15:05:00 GMT 2003
Nicholas Wourms writes:
> But to return to the kde example... They have also come up with another
> interesting way to reduce the number of object files at link time: they
> combine all the source files in a subdir into a single source file
> using "#include <source.cc>" directives and building it as a single
> object. This may not be good for debugging or even work at all for
> libjava, but if it could work, it would definitely cut down on the
> number of object files libtool needs to process, which in turn, would
> cut down on the length of time required to do the final link.
We can do this with libjava. gcj can do
gcj foo.java bar.java baz.java -o foo.o
We could do this with all of gcj, but the memory requirements of the
compiler are fearsome.
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