New Linker Mold Version 1.0 released [1] expieriences?

Atila Neves atila.neves at
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 
> wrote:
>> 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 
>>> for
>>> GNU gold or an other linker?
>>> [Mold on Github](
>>> [1] 
>> 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 
> 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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