[lkml]   [2007]   [Sep]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] build system: section garbage collection for vmlinux
    On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 11:55:52AM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
    > > Doing a normal kernel build will link vmlinux three or four times.
    > > If we introduce --gc-sections we should add a preparational link of
    > > vmlinux where we use --gc-sections and skip it for the rest of the links
    > > assuming that --gc-sections takes some time for ld to do.
    > Yes, this will speed up things a bit.
    > However, for me build time is totally dominated by CC stages, not LD.

    A typical developer workflow is editing a single file
    and then build the kernel.
    Here CC has much less impact than LD - and this is the case we shall optimize for.

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2007-09-07 00:37    [W:0.018 / U:63.164 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site