Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 12/21/2001 16:50:54
[ On , December 21, 2001 at 19:27:46 (-0000), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
> If you really want to take advantage of the "static binary speed increases"
> you really want to crunchgen all of /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, and
> some of /usr/libexec into one huge binary so everything is always memory
> resident (plus you get the disk and memory saving of dynamic linking too).
> When ya gonna add a "MKCRUNCHGEN=yes" flag 8^)
Hmmm.... makes upgrades damn simple too -- just replace one file (in
place, without changing its inode number, i.e. from some other boot
image) and you're done.
Greg A. Woods
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