Re: Debian shared libs use far more memory than required
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 12:21:07AM +0200, Stephane Chauveau wrote:
> I am not really surprised because I just compared the linker scripts
> from 2.15 and 2.16.
> They have a different section ordering and the official debian package
> clearly follows the 2.16 ordering. Also, there was no differences
> between the linker scripts in 2.16 and in 2.16.1
> My main suspect is still libtool.
The libtool version in debian didn't change for a while so I
doubt this. And since the source itself didn't change either, I
don't see how libtool can cause this at all.
Do you only see this difference with libraries, or also with
This seems to have been a temporary problem that has now gone
away, and all the obvious candidates don't seem to be the cause.
Building the same source (from sid) on sarge gives:
.rodata 689389 2101632
.data 40000 3907584
Which is comparable to the current version in sarge:
.rodata 684173 2084992
.data 40000 3883168