Subject: Re: dynamic linker
To: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/20/2002 06:45:53
> >  Details can be easily found in their mailing list archive.
> I thought this was a problem with C++ having to do relocations,
> sometimes tens of thousands of times, when brining up a program with
> complex class libraries.
> The fixes so far have sped KDE up, but it's still very, very slow.
it's case of huge C++ inefficient software.

anyway in my tests linux starts dynamic program on Duron 850 in similar
time that NetBSD on my pentium-133 (exactly same test). so in linux they
have probably lots of other things inefficient (Duron is about 10 times