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Re: Initial psymtab replacement results
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 11:29:10AM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
> This week I changed gdb to write out a directly-mmappable index.
> Writing the index for gdb takes 2.5 seconds, and the resulting file is
> I think that is more reasonable -- still not super, but livable.
Actually, I think it's pretty good! It's about 3x the size of
.debug_info, which uses abbrevs and ulebs for compression.
Some of the 2.5s will be leveraged in the same session since we can
then use the index. It's still a big hit, but maybe we can background
it or something...