From glibc-2.2.x to glibc-2.3.x

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Oct 30 09:45:15 PST 2002


On October 30, 2002 10:01 am, Tushar T wrote:
> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> >ok now i know how to install it. I still don't know what it does ;)
>
> Oh! I thought it was there in the hint!:) Here is the info:
>
>     Prelink is being developed by Jakub Jelinek at RedHat to help reduce
>     or cache relocations when starting binaries.  It primarily benefits
>     binaries that perform a large amount of relocations, such as KDE and
>     mozilla.  Basically, any large C++-based binary could probably
>     benefit from prelinking.

Isn't that what objprelink does? Or is it the same just a different name?

And doesn't binutils' combreloc provide a better way?

> How to prelink the system:
>
>     http://sources.redhat.com/ml/binutils/2001-10/msg00004.html

I'll go read that, maybe it'll answer my own questions I just posted above...

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