[fpc-devel] Internal linker question

David W Noon david.w.noon at ntlworld.com
Thu Aug 12 13:32:23 CEST 2010

On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:59:45 +0200, Jonas Maebe wrote about Re:
[fpc-devel] Internal linker question:

> On 12 Aug 2010, at 09:20, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> > Because nobody wrote one yet. But: the gnu elf linker is faster
> > than the
> > gnu windows coff linker so the gain and motiviation is less to
> > write an
> > internal elf linker.
> The GNU binutils also have a (relatively) new ELF x86 linker (gold)  
> these days that is supposedly much faster than ld. I don't know  
> whether anyone already tried whether it works with FPC though.

Like most other Gentoo users, I installed the "gold" linker a couple of
years ago.  It totally trashed every binary it produced.  It was dropped
from binutils about 6 months later, at least for Gentoo-supplied

Dave  [RLU #314465]
david.w.noon at ntlworld.com (David W Noon)
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