Subject: Re: proposal: libcc1 -> static
To: Ian Dall <Ian.Dall@dsto.defence.gov.au>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 01/05/1999 10:27:15
> > It's only when you heavily mix languages that you get a speedup with the
> > shared object, and then, it's not much of a speedup.
> With static linking there will be no sharing of pages between cc1, as
> and ld which you might want if you are using the -pipe option.
> However, I don't really think -pipe is very good anyway and instead
> avoid disk traffic by making TMPDIR a memory file system.
There is nothing in libcc1 that as or ld will use. The only page sharing
would be between cc1 cc1plus f771 and cc1obj, which are never used by the
simultaneously for a single compilation. Hence this has nothing to do
with making -pipe work more efficiently.