Linker and modules

Does the compiler compile each module into an object file and then link them to a large object file? Or is the linker(msvc linker(windows)) not involved in the process of combining modules?

Rust uses the entire crate as its unit of compilation, so modules within a crate get combined by rustc. The linker is then invoked to combine all of a project's compiled crates into a single binary deliverable.


Thank you, I didn't know that!!

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