Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Thu Apr 28 01:15:45 PDT 2005

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 00:42:48 +0200
Raphael Marmier <raphael at xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > 	Seriously though - why package a lib in a special place for
> > an application instead of just statically linking the bits the application
> > uses ?
> > 
> In the case several instance of the application are run at the same 
> time, you would waste a great deal of memory with statically linked lib.

	No. Multiple instances of the same application can always share
the same read only pages backed by the file they came from.

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