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Re: Prelinking of shared libraries
On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 12:22:27AM +0100, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Sat, 5 May 2001, Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> > understand pre-linking, you'ld try to assign non-overlapping address
> > spaces for the most common DSOs.
> Would this then require a registry (such as LANANA) for the address spaces
> chosen for prelinking?
No, the prelinking and address assignation could be done as part of say
ldconfig, recording the non-overlapping addresses in there. It could try to
keep the already assigned addresses as much as possible.
Having a registry would throw us in the a.out DSO days...