Subject: Re: Vast, vast speed increases
To: David Hopper <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/24/2002 23:24:42
On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 10:16:19PM -0700, David Hopper wrote:

 > Thanks all, whatever has changed between 1.6D and 1.6H (dynamic linking?). 
 >   I'm seeing dramatic speed & usability increases with this 
 > statically-linked 4.1.0 XFree server (compiled circa July 2001) on this 
 > Miata 600au.  Mozilla is positively snappy.

A heroic effort was made to speed up the dynamic linker by Charles Hannum,
and I added a major performance improving change to the dynamic linker, as

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>