Choosing a non-default linker for dmd (via dub)
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Mon Jul 13 12:52:51 UTC 2020
On Sunday, 12 July 2020 at 16:36:09 UTC, Per Nordlöw wrote:
> The line
> dflags "-linker=gold" platform="linux-ldc" # use GNU gold linker
> in dub.sdl
> enables me to change linker for LDC.
> Is it possible to choose a specific linker for DMD aswell in a
> similar way?
> I only find the flag `-L` that sets flags but no linker
> One way is to link
> to either
> but it would be nice to be able to do this from the dub.sdl or
> the command-line call to dub.
dub links using the compiler, so it basically just runs `dmd
In the DMD documentation you can see that it just runs gcc:
Personally I always `ln -s /usr/bin/ld.gold /usr/local/bin/ld` to
make ld.gold the default.
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