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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

 - mdz

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