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Terra Cresta
Terra Cresta
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Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site
09/08/11 12:30 AM


> > While it's true that archives are generated from the .o's, they are not treated as
> > static libraries. If they were, you could use ld as the linker instead of g++. As
> it
> > is now, g++ links every .a and .o together in one step. This negates the benefit of
> > using static libraries, and you might as well be linking every .o and not have .a's
> > at all. If you try to use ld to link MAME, you will realize that there are
> dependency
> > cycles in the .a's and they can't actually be used as static libraries. This means
> > that build systems like NDK (android) which depend on linking code with ld can't
> > handle MAME's current architecture.
>
> Ok, that's fair, and you'd gain some better parallelism in the build as well. Do send
> in these changes once you've gotten them to work with latest.

That's what I've been saying all along
/me dots his .o's and crosses his .a's **brain explodes*


Cheers,
Terra Cresta







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* Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site zambr 09/03/11 02:01 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site R. Belmont  09/03/11 08:36 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site Digitalghost  09/07/11 08:41 AM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site Outrun2006  09/08/11 10:09 AM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site R. Belmont  09/07/11 07:43 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site Digitalghost  09/07/11 07:55 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site R. Belmont  09/07/11 08:05 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site Digitalghost  09/07/11 08:16 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site R. Belmont  09/07/11 08:22 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site Terra Cresta  09/08/11 12:30 AM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site 9ofzeven  09/03/11 03:40 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site CTOJAH  09/03/11 02:33 PM
. * Re: Faster MAMEhub released and our new web site zambr  09/03/11 02:39 PM

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