[LLVMdev] llvm-link Patch

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 01:01:15 PDT 2011

On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 12:43 AM, Duncan Sands <baldrick at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi Rafael,
>>> I'm working on a project that involves archive files and since llvm-link
>>> does not currently support them, I have a simple patch (attached) to add
>>> this functionality. It isn't really efficient (it recomputes the set of
>>> symbols that need to be linked in after each link), and it probably has
>>> some problems with append linkage, but so far it has been enough for me.
>>> I'd like to clean this up and commit it back to llvm. Would someone like
>>> to tell me how to proceed?
>> llvm-link is a very simple developer's tool.
> I don't see why it shouldn't support LLVM archives though.

llvm-link-which-supports-archives is called "llvm-ld -link-as-library".


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