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Re: reducing relocations in unvis(3) implementation
In article <20121214170832.GI40927%lor.one-eyed-alien.net@localhost>,
Brooks Davis <brooks%freebsd.org@localhost> wrote:
>I'm about to commit NetBSD's implementation of the vis(3) and unvis(3)
>APIs to FreeBSD. When I asked for review Jilles Tjoelker commented:
>> Please avoid adding 100 relative relocations, for example by changing
>> const char *name to char name.
>> RTLD will have to adjust 100 pointers for the load address of libc.so.7,
>> and even in a static library the pointers take up a disproportionate
>> amount of space.
>The following patch accomplishes this.
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