[LLVMdev] [lld] multithread options
bigcheesegs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 18:14:35 PDT 2015
On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 3:42 PM, Shankar Easwaran
<shankare at codeaurora.org> wrote:
> The gold linker has these options to specify how threads would be used by
> the linker. I am not sure what these options are for but I think its for
> debugging the linker, maybe.
> Are we planning to support these options ?
No. We can accept them, but we shouldn't implement them.
I'd be ok with --no-threads if we actually need it, but now is not that time.
- Michael Spencer
> <snip from manpage>
> Run the linker multi-threaded
> Do not run the linker multi-threaded
> --thread-count COUNT
> Number of threads to use
> --thread-count-initial COUNT
> Number of threads to use in initial pass
> --thread-count-middle COUNT Number of threads to use in middle pass
> --thread-count-final COUNT
> Number of threads to use in final pass
> Shankar Easwaran
More information about the llvm-dev