Faster rebuild with GNU gold linker

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Feb 20 10:09:51 UTC 2019

On 2/20/19 7:54 AM, Ioi Lam wrote:
> Ahh, I was using a debug build of lld. After making a release build, the 
> link time drops to 1.1 seconds! It's definitely better than gold.

Right, exactly. And when you're working on just one file in HotSpot,
this can make a very significant difference to the programmer experience.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <>
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