Subject: Re: proposal: libcc1 -> static
To:, Ian Dall <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/05/1999 21:13:05
On Tue, Jan 05, 1999 at 10:27:15AM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> >   > 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.

it will make -j$N jobs (parallel compiling) share more, potentially.