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  • rustc_codegen_cranelift

    Cranelift based backend for rustc

    You can try using rustc_codegen_cranelift. It'll eventually be how debug builds are handled once it reaches feature parity and it's faster.

  • mold

    Mold: A Modern Linker 🦠

    I would recommend trying the Mold linker. I switched to it about a month ago and compilation speed has more than doubled.

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