Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:33:56 -0400 From: Kurt H Maier <khm-lists@...ma.in> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: go support (was: Best place to discuss other lightweight libraries?) On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 03:37:36PM +0200, John Spencer wrote: > > correct, the go runtime is *very* heavy, and it's always linked statically. > this adds ~ 1.5MB to any binary (at least on x86_64). > that's about equivalent to the bloat imposed by the C++ stdlib. > > on the suckless page, there's something written about plans to migrate > the coreutils functionality to go, this seems like an insane plan if > even dead-simple tools like cat will eat 1.5 MB of your RAM and storage > space. > Without getting into why none of that is true, the primary problem with go as a systems language is the memory management. khm
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