Subject: Re: why /bin and /sbin static
To: None <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/18/2001 14:27:30
[ On Sunday, March 18, 2001 at 19:51:56 (+0100), wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: why /bin and /sbin static
> 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

Who cares?  It does not necessarily matter.

IIRC, others have shown (on the m86k) that statically linking some
binaries can actually improve performance (with the likes of comile

You have to look at the big picture, not just how many instances of a
given set of instructions might be on disk, or even in core in any given

							Greg A. Woods

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