Re: assimilating OpenBSD
On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 04:51:56PM -0000, Mark Berry wrote:
> Is there any reason that the effort couldn't focus more on a 'statically'
> linked phylosophy rather than having everything dynamic and cross-linked. I
> know that this dramatically increases the size of the applications
> (especially when you are linking GTK or QT onto all your applications...)
> But for most of the server side apps are not so huge. Apple appears to be
> taking this approach with OSX.
This would mean going backward many years in terms of OS features. Shared
libraries are a big win, for memory usage, disk storage, performance, and