[RFC PATCH u-boot 00/12] U-Boot LTO (Sandbox + ARM Nokia RX-51)
marek.behun at nic.cz
Thu Mar 4 14:50:16 CET 2021
On Thu, 4 Mar 2021 07:46:18 -0600
Adam Ford <aford173 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 4:43 AM Marek Behun <marek.behun at nic.cz> wrote:
> > On Wed, 3 Mar 2021 16:36:05 -0500
> > Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com> wrote:
> > > So, as I start testing things locally with two additional changes (1.
> > > LTO by default 2. No ffunction/data-sections with LTO) we see:
> > > https://gist.github.com/trini/350ab850c42293563228b8d68a1bb89a
> > > as the detailed size reduction. This also shows that with LTO we want
> > > to turn off -ffunction-sections/etc as it's not useful now.
> > Tom, I have pushed another version to github PR to trigger CI, and am
> > still working on clang. You can look at the github PR if you want to
> > try yourself. I have also added patch that disables
> > -ffunction-section/fdata-section on arm.
> > After I manage to make it all work in CI I will send v2 to mailing list.
> I tested this with the imx6q_logic board. I only tested the U-Boot
> portion, but it appeared to work and it booted the kernel. The U-Boot
> size reduced -7182 bytes (about 3% smaller).
> I haven't been able to successfully boot the OMAP3 boards I have yet.
> I'm still looking into this.
> I don't think we should enable LTO by default for all boards yet.
Adam, did you try the current version from github.com/elkablo/u-boot
branch lto ?
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