[LLVMdev] On LLD performance

Rafael EspĂ­ndola rafael.espindola at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 09:00:03 PDT 2015

On 13 March 2015 at 11:32, Shankar Easwaran <shankare at codeaurora.org> wrote:
> On 3/12/2015 5:12 PM, Rafael EspĂ­ndola wrote:
>>> There are also odd stuffs such as COMDAT groups or
>>> merge-not-by-name-but-by-content sections, that may complicate the model.
>>> (I
>>> don't think about that yet.)
>> For comdats (on ELF) you should be able to avoid even reading the bits
>> from subsequent files once a comdat of a given name has been found.
> Symbols are not resolved as part of reading. So this is not achievable with
> lld.

Looks like a design decision that might cost us some performance.


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