Opened 3 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#12878 closed feature request (fixed)

Use gold linker by default if available on ELF systems

Reported by: dobenour Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: 8.2.1
Component: Driver Version: 8.0.1
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Linux Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: Compile-time performance bug Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
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Description

ld.gold is both faster and less buggy than ld.bfd, but only works on ELF. On ELF systems, we should thus prefer ld.gold when it is installed, even when ld.bfd is supported (as it is on x86).

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by rwbarton

See #13283 for a potential blocker.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by bgamari

Milestone: 8.2.1
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

This was fixed in #13541.

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