Can ld combine multiple object files into one?

Mumit Khan khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU
Mon Jan 10 10:14:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Noel L Yap wrote:

> The Solaris ld command has an option to combine multiple object files (ie .o
> files) into one.  Does the gnu ld have a similar option?  The reason we want to
> do this is to hide certain information -- combining multiple object files using
> ar will not do.

See ld documentation for relocatable link -- it's the same '-r' option for
C code, but you need to use '-Ur' for C++ code so that global constructors
and destructors are handled properly.


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