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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/graphics/xzgv

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 05:05:03PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > As I wrote earlier, the problem is that can slow down runtime symbol
> > lookup, e.g. it is conter productive. It strongly looks like yet another
> > attempt by the GNU folks to change the specs of ELF uniliterally.
> Reducing the number of libraries in the global name-space should speed up
> symbol lookup - except that problem is better resolved by putting all
> the symbols into a single data structure.
> (And some minor changes to the parameters used to generate the symbol
> table to make it more likely to have emtpy hash lists and to align and
> pad the string table so that 'word' matches can be used.)

The global name-space doesn't change. The only difference is that the
graph is more dense now.


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