Opened 7 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#2557 closed enhancement (fixed)

Try using gold instead of ld for linking

Reported by: jng Owned by: jng
Priority: low Milestone: 4.0
Component: Build System Version:
Severity: trivial Keywords:
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gold is reportedly significantly faster than the standard ld utility for linking libraries.

We should try using gold in our linux builds to improve build times .

Change History (4)

comment:1 by jng, 4 years ago


Ticket retargeted after milestone closed

comment:2 by jng, 4 years ago


comment:3 by jng, 4 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In 9320:

Add gold linker support for CMake build if available. Fixes #2557

comment:4 by jng, 3 years ago

Milestone: 3.34.0

Milestone renamed

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