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bigobj

Increases the number of sections that an object file can contain.

Syntax

Linux:
None
macOS:
None
Windows:
/bigobj
Arguments
None
Default
OFF
An object file can hold up to 65,536 (2**16) addressable sections.
Description
This option increases the number of sections that an object file can contain. It increases the address capacity to 4,294,967,296(2**32).
This option may be helpful for .obj files that can hold more sections, such as machine generated code
or code that makes heavy use of template libraries
.
Alternate Options
None

Product and Performance Information

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