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Re: Reducing libc size

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 08:02:47AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> No, if you run multiple copies of a static binary the code and readonly
> data are shared between the processes, any data is shared copy-on-write.
> The crunched programs are slightly smaller (since they don't need a PIC
> libc), but the main benefit is the linker selecting the required parts of
> libc for you.
> For the install ramdisk there are 'small' versions of some functions in a
> separate library - used to avoid getting bloat from libc.

Is there an easy way (perhaps via to build the entire userland
this way?


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