[fpc-devel] Internal linker question

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 17 11:02:44 CEST 2010

Am 12.08.2010 09:13, schrieb Graeme Geldenhuys:
> Hi,
> [...just curious...]
> As far as I understand, the Windows version of FPC has an internal linker
> which greatly improved the speed of building/linking software on that platform.
> Why doesn't the Linux version of FPC (or any other platform for that
> matter) have it's own internal linker? Is it simply because nobody wrote it
> yet, or is there some other technical reason for not doing it?

Isn't there already a prototype ELF linker in the compiler? Or is that 
only a skeleton like the OS/2 one?


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