[LLVMdev] merging globals
tatuvaaj at mac.com
Fri Oct 17 09:10:00 PDT 2008
On 17.10.2008, at 17.30, Anton Korobeynikov wrote:
> Currently we're aggressively merging globals by default. Do you
> think it
> will be better to provide special flag to control this behavior?
I think that (once again from the user POV) the "Principle of Least
Surprise" should apply here - meaning that this behavior should never
be on by default.
It is interesting that in GCC documentation for -fmerge-all-constants
you find this:
"Languages like C or C++ require each non-automatic variable to have
distinct location, so using this option will result in non-conforming
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