[llvm-dev] Can I build llvm with only a handful of source files compiled for debug?
Praveen Velliengiri via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Aug 14 12:00:05 PDT 2019
Actually, I have same question, If llvm build provides a option similar to
that, it will be lot more easier for people doing development in relatively
less (compute, storage) PC's.
On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 at 00:22, David Blaikie via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Nothing supported, though might not be too hard to do by hand.
> If you're having long link times, lots of disk usage, and slow gdb startup
> time I'd recommend enabling split DWARF (LLVM_USE_SPLIT_DWARF=ON,
> and CMAKE_EXE_LINKER_FLAGS_*=-Wl,-gdb-index in cmake) if you haven't
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 11:40 AM Robert Henry via llvm-dev <
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> In order to minimize edit/compile/debug turn time, is there a way to
>> compile llvm tools so that the majority of the files are compiled as if for
>> release (eg, no debug symbols), and only the handful of files that I have
>> touched are compiled for debugging? This will reduce the load on the file
>> system, linker and gdb tremendously. At present, AFAICT, it's all or
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