ld flag that gives ~40% startup time boost
John Richard Moser
nigelenki at comcast.net
Fri Jun 23 07:39:03 BST 2006
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Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 15:51 -0400, John Richard Moser wrote:
>> Does Ubuntu build everything with -Wl,-O1? This was something that
>> Gentoo did as an optimization;
> Yes, we do; Gentoo started doing it because we did.
This doesn't really matter, but just to set the records straight:
I've been on with Ubuntu since Warty; but before then I used Gentoo. I
KNEW I'd heard of this before... ;)
Note that guy is a developer. Also I haven't seen --sort-common, I
wonder if it actually does anything... (--relax, one of the ones I
played with earlier, doesn't unless you're on some obscure
architecture). -Wl,-z,combreloc looks interesting but the problem it
solves does not seem to be present so I assume that Ubuntu's build
server has that.
Hmm. Interesting stuff. --as-needed looks neat too but some apps break
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