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

Tushar T tush at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 30 11:40:11 PST 2002


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

>On October 30, 2002 10:01 am, Tushar T wrote:
>  
>
>>    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?
>
Objprelink doesn't provide any advatages now that combreloc is here. 
(from objprelink's site: http://objprelink.sourceforge.net/).

>>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...
>  
>
it is there in the man page that comes with prelink. prelink is not a 
compile time option, but a run time option.

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