Commit 12718d14 authored by simonmar's avatar simonmar

[project @ 2002-12-02 10:44:10 by simonmar]

Add a FAQ item about long link times.
parent 3c58c25b
......@@ -305,6 +305,24 @@ details.</para>
<term>Why does linking take so long?</term>
<para>Linking a small program should take no more than a few
seconds. Larger programs can take longer, but even linking
GHC itself only takes 3-4 seconds on our development
<para>Long link times have been attributed to using Sun's
linker on Solaris, as compared to GNU <command>ld</command>
which appears to be much faster. So if you're on a Sun box,
try switching to GNU <command>ld</command>. <ulink
article</ulink> from the mailing list has more
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