Subject: Re: ELF prebinding round 3: new method
To: Charles Hannum <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/28/2002 01:30:41
On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 02:26:26PM +0000, Charles Hannum wrote:
> >
> I looked at this a bit.  As I understand the code, it does two things:
> 1) It relocates the library to a different base address.  This is what
>    I talked about before.  It should be fine.

Upon my experiment, relocation itself only gives 10% improvement at

> So, I think this is not viable.  We should look at jakub's work on
> Linux.

The basic idea is simple: all resolved references should reside in an
executable itself, even references from shared libraries it depends on.


Bang Jun-Young <>