Re: Linking is the slowest part of D's compilation process– can we use mold to speed it up?

Walter Bright newshound2 at
Fri Feb 26 07:35:16 UTC 2021

On 2/25/2021 6:26 PM, deadalnix wrote:
> On Friday, 26 February 2021 at 01:52:04 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
>> Optlink could do a full link faster than MS-Link could do an incremental link.
> That is also the position of the mold guy. He think that the extra work to do 
> incremental linking offset the gains so decided to not even try to do it.
> Hard to know which is right.

Incremental linking also tends to suffer from all kinds of weird bugs. Enough so 
that one tends to give up and go full linking anyway.

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