A bit premature
Posted Mar 28, 2008 0:17 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata
In reply to: A bit premature
Parent article: Striking gold in binutils
Besides, Ian doesn't have to produce an actual replacement for Ld or smite Ld to the ground to be a hero or a linker god. If he can produce a replacement for Ld on x86 and x86_64 with ELF, that's godly all by itself.
For a great many people, there is no effective difference between a linker that works on x86 and x86_64 with ELF and a linker that works on dozens of processors and half a dozen file formats.
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