Subject: Re: why /bin and /sbin static
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 03/18/2001 19:51:56
> > because more code are shared there is less code in memory=better work on
> > less memory.
> > please count just size of very-often-used programs - sh, mv, ls,
> > init, etc...at least 500kB saving in MEMORY
> That's a fallacy. Static binaries also (completely) share their text
> segments with every instance of themselves.
yes, but they do not share it between different binaries - for example
when you run ls from shell you get 2 copies of c library functions