Subject: Re: 23 minutes to compile my kernel over here....
To: None <>
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/15/1993 14:43:18
> Perhaps a (partial) solution would be to use profiling to
> measure frequency of access to library routines, and then
> re-order the library to ensure that the most often used ones
> were clumped together.  (Probably at the beginning.)
> Dunno how possible that is.

I think some tools have to made for this. These would sample page usage
for a typical set of programs (most notibly the small ones from /usr/bin)
and produce a preferred object file order for shared libs, like Sun's
`lorder' files which they have for libc and Xview libraries.