static this sucks, we should deprecate it
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Thu May 28 08:39:28 PDT 2009
Steven Schveighoffer wrote:
> If we were importing compiled files (or even generated files), then the
> compiled file could have annotated the "static this" with the
> dependencies it has...
> I don't want to start another long thread on this, I understand Walter's
> "I want to use standard linkers" position.
I don't think that's an argument against this; you can always compile
both an intermediate representation for purposes such as these in
addition to the standard object file. It's what the Haskell compiler GHC
does, for instance.
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