New Linker Mold Version 1.0 released  expieriences?
atila.neves at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 11:29:43 UTC 2021
On Thursday, 23 December 2021 at 21:50:07 UTC, Bruce Carneal
> On Thursday, 23 December 2021 at 12:38:05 UTC, Atila Neves
>> On Tuesday, 21 December 2021 at 13:01:20 UTC, Martin
>> Tschierschke wrote:
>>> Just want to ask if anybody is using mold as an replacement
>>> GNU gold or an other linker?
>>> [Mold on Github](https://github.com/rui314/mold)
>> On a work project, it reduced link time from 1.2s to 0.8s.
>> On dmd/druntime/phobos - crash.
> Was the crash with ldc, gdc, dmd? I ask because from this
> https://issueexplorer.com/issue/rui314/mold/126 I gather that
> others believe DMD is out of spec.
I didn't investigate. As soon as things didn't work I typed `sudo
ln -sf /usr/bin/ld.lld /usr/bin/ld` and carried on with my life.
lld at one point produced crashing binaries with D code but that
got fixed. I can't remember if it involved changing dmd or not,
but I think so.
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