[Dwarf-Discuss] RFC: DWARF Extensions for Separate Debug Info Files ("Fission")

Paul Pluzhnikov ppluzhnikov at google.com
Thu Sep 22 19:20:24 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Jason Molenda <jmolenda at apple.com> wrote:

> Because the linker doesn't need to copy around/update/modify the DWARF,
> link times are very fast.

AFAIU, the link times are fast only if all the files are local to the
developers' machine.

They will not be fast (and the .o files *will* need to be copied) if a
distributed compilation system (a build farm) is used (as is the case here).

Paul Pluzhnikov

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