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Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 07:14:35 +0100
From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: interesting discussion about static linking on luajit ML

i thought some people here might be interested in a discussion that 
currently happens on luajit@...elists.org

as usual, a strong bias against static linking can be seen, based on 
myths or bad experience with glibc.

especially the statement here about memory usage seems to be a common 
misconception:

http://www.freelists.org/post/luajit/Creating-a-statically-linked-executable-for-a-LuaJITC-program,22

rich, you recently said something about this topic on irc, iirc it was 
along the lines of:
you'd need to link substantially huge parts of libc.a to use nearly as 
much memory,
as is typically wasted with relocation overhead in dynamically linked 
apps, do i remember correctly ?




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