Quo vadis, GPC?
rugxulo at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 22:43:23 CEST 2010
On 7/29/10, Adriaan van Os <gpc at microbizz.nl> wrote:
> It depends where the compiler is spending its time, generating code or
> processing declarations,
> reading unit symbols, etcetera. For GPC on Mac OS X, the bottleneck is
> absolutely the latter.
(Caveat: limited testing) For DJGPP + GPC, the linker seems to be the
weakest link. I've heard similar horror stories from Marcov from FPC,
and I know they're glad to have their own (Win32-only, for now). Of
course, that could just be the COFF backend, ELF may fare better
(presumably since all devs use Linux these days). GNU BinUtil's "new
and improved" Gold linker (from Ian Lance Taylor from Google) is, last
I checked, still only for Linux/ELF/x86 (but written in C++, go
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