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Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 14:43:12 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Cc: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] configure: add gcc flags for better link-time

* Denys Vlasenko <> [2015-10-24 00:00:56 +0200]:
> What's importand is how many pages are dirtied.
> Here's a test with Aboriginal's x86_64 static busybox:
> No. Only two pages are mapped, not three.
> This is pretty impressive. However, this is a small busybox config:
> only 31 applet.
> I have a complete (~320 applets) 32-bit static busybox config built
> against uclibc, and it has only 2 pages .data+.bss
> Will test & see how close to that can musl get.

hm this says min dirty is 3pages on uclibc with static linking.

in case you repeat the experiments with glibc
a 'dirty pages with static busybox' entry would be
useful on that comparision page.

> I'll continue sending patches which allow to carry over some
> data size reductions from uclibc to musl.


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