[LLVMdev] llvm-link and ld option --whole-archive

Rafael Espindola espindola at google.com
Tue Aug 31 14:31:25 PDT 2010

> Generally speaking, is the goal of llvm-link to be full featured, or just to
> fill in as a bitcode linker for the time being?

I think the idea is for llvm-link to be a very simple linker and
llvm-ld the one that looks a bit more like a system linker. You can
also try using the gold linker. It *is* a system linker, so all
options you expect will be there and it can handle LLVM bitcode via a

> -Nathan McCauley

Rafael Ávila de Espíndola

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