Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/09/1999 10:23:11
On Tue, 09 Feb 1999 13:12:24 -0500 
 Bill Sommerfeld <> wrote:

 > Umm, given that BSD has had shared text for a very long time, I don't
 > understand why this would be the case.  If all you're doing is
 > compiling programs written in a single language, I'd think that shared
 > libcc1 would *increase* memory usage, as PIC code is almost invariably
 > less space-efficient than non-PIC code.

Yah yah... pre-coffee goof... sorry :-)

 > > In fact, the disk space savings of shared libcc1 is downright critical
 > > to get the compiler to fit on some of our platforms!
 > This, on the other hand sounds important..

Right... Some poeple might laugh, but VAX users can't always get big, modern
disks, y'know?

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>