Linking is the slowest part of D's compilation process– can we use mold to speed it up?
johan_forsberg_86 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 24 22:12:03 UTC 2021
On Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 20:48:49 UTC, Petar Kirov
> On Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 20:05:17 UTC, Imperatorn
>> On Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 14:41:59 UTC, James Lu wrote:
>>> Linking is the slowest part of D's compilation process. It is
>>> what makes its compilation speed uncompetitive with
>>> This project to make a faster linker is in alpha:
>> Have you looked at gold or lld?
> From the readme file:
>> LLVM's lld, the fastest open-source linker which I originally
>> created a few years ago, takes about 12 seconds to link
>> Chromium on my machine. So the goal is 12x performance bump
>> over lld. Compared to GNU gold, it's more than 50x.
We should indoctrinate this rui314 to use D! 😁
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