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cmd/link: DWARF binary size regression #15179

crawshaw opened this issue Apr 7, 2016 · 0 comments


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commented Apr 7, 2016

Commit a037c73 increased the size of cmd/go from 9.7MB to 10.8MB on linux/amd64.

At least some of that size will be caused by 16000 new symbols in the symbol table.

$ go tool nm ../bin/go | grep | wc -l

I believe these symbols can be marked as hidden by the linker, I'll give that a try.

cc @ribrdb

@crawshaw crawshaw added this to the Go1.7 milestone Apr 7, 2016

@bradfitz bradfitz changed the title DWARF binary size regression cmd/link: DWARF binary size regression Apr 7, 2016

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