Subject: Re: reducing library searches in ld.elf_so
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bang Jun-Young <email@example.com>
Date: 09/23/2002 15:51:32
On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 08:21:35AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> - Why is there a path list at all? Must be ELF related, I never would have
> thought that caching paths would gain anything.
In fact, I wondered that a little, too.
> - Why isn't (at least thats my impression from your talk with Charles) before
> any file system access is done the name of a searched module matched
> against everything in the list of already loaded modules? (Windows does
> cheat here and only compares the basename, which is enough in any sane
> setup anyway)
That's what exactly my patch does. If you take a look at the code, you'll
know that unconditional file system access is performed with the current
code. My patch addresses that.
Anyway, I need more investigation wrt this.
Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>