Subject: Re: "resident" executables, a COW and shared library like feature
To: Matthew Mondor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/26/2002 07:39:30
On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 02:50:47AM -0400, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> Would anyone know if someone already implemented kernel-residentiable
> executables on unix, which may share the same text area in physical memory
> when many copies are being started?
I don't know what you mean by "kernel-residentiable", but sharing the
text segment among multiple independent invocations of an executable
is something NetBSD has done since it first existed.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>