Changes between Version 59 and Version 60 of Building/Porting


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Timestamp:
Oct 17, 2011 9:41:08 PM (4 years ago)
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dterei
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    306306The splitter is another evil Perl script
    307 ([[GhcFile(driver/split/ghc-split.lprl)]]).  It cooperates with the
    308 mangler to support object splitting.  Object splitting is what happens
     307([[GhcFile(driver/split/ghc-split.lprl)]]). Object splitting is what happens
    309308when the {{{-split-objs}}} option is passed to GHC: the object file is
    310 split into many smaller objects.  This feature is used when building
     309split into many smaller objects. This feature is used when building
    311310libraries, so that a program statically linked against the library
    312311will pull in less of the library.