lld 9.0.0 Release Notes

Warning

These are in-progress notes for the upcoming LLVM 9.0.0 release. Release notes for previous releases can be found on the Download Page.

Introduction

This document contains the release notes for the lld linker, release 9.0.0. Here we describe the status of lld, including major improvements from the previous release. All lld releases may be downloaded from the LLVM releases web site.

Non-comprehensive list of changes in this release

COFF Improvements

  • lld-link now correctly reports duplicate symbol errors for obj files that were compiled with /Gy.