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Re: (inc. note from dpkg developers) Re: Bug#XXXXXX: (far too many packages) needs rebuilt for prelinking

On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Jack Howarth wrote:

>     As to the concept of modifying the binaries, have you actually
> installed prelink so you can read the man page? What it is doing is
> not unheard of. SGI does this sort of thing in Irix with QuickRestarting
> and Apple does it in MacOS X with their prebinding. As far as I know
> all of these approaches modify the binaries by their very nature.

The data does not have to be stored with the binary.

ps: get a real mail client, you keep breaking threads.

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