prelink hint

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 24 20:30:34 PST 2005


On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 03:37:52AM -0500, Robert Connolly wrote:
> On March 24, 2005 02:45 am, S?bastien Maerten wrote:
> > Robert Connolly wrote:
> > > Hello. I made a prelink hint for using the glibc prelink stuff, to make
> > > stuff load faster. Please add it so people can use it if they want :)
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Well, maybe you didn't know about Tushar's "old" prelink hint. I've been
> >   using it for quite some time now without problems. From what I've
> > quickly read of your version, it seems both are really complementary.
> > You can find Tushar's version there :
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/downloads/files/prelink.txt
> 
> I had a feeling I should have checked this first :)
> 
> > It has a few usefull information that's not included in yours, namely a
> > cron script. Maybe you can have look at it.
> >
> > BTW I've run had trouble with prelink when using it on a nearly full
> > system. Found in debian's script that it seems you need at least 50 MB
> > of free space in order to run prelink, In the other case you're in
> > trouble, I remember I've been, but can't remember what kind of trouble.
> > FYI, here is the relevant part of debian's patch to prelink:
> 
> There is a -m switch to conserve virtual memory. I'm not sure if that helps 
> here.
> 

Robert, if you like you may merge the missing information from my previous hint into your hint and submit the combined hint. My hint is marked as orphaned, see <http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/adoptahint.html>.

--Tushar.

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