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

Paul Pluzhnikov ppluzhnikov@google.com
Fri Sep 23 02:20:24 GMT 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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