[llvm-dev] Compatibility issue with go

Rui Ueyama via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Feb 9 16:12:51 PST 2017

Does Go use the system linker? Go is written in Go, and I was thinking that
the Go toolchain includes everything from a compiler to a standard library
to a linker, and depends on very little on the host system.

On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 4:02 PM, Rafael Avila de Espindola <
rafael.espindola at gmail.com> wrote:

> I spent most of the day trying to figure out why go packages were
> failing to build when lld was the system linker.
> I finally got to what IMHO is an issue in go:
> https://github.com/golang/go/issues/19018.
> I will still give it a try tomorrow to see how hard it would be to work
> around it in lld, but just wanted to share in case anyone else was
> hitting the same problem.
> Cheers,
> Rafael
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