Re: Debian shared libs use far more memory than required
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 10:25:15AM +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > I checked the content of the .data section in libgtk and the
> > unexpected data appears to be composed of all exported
> > symbols aligned to a multiple of 16. Obviously a symbol
> > table of some kind.
> The whole thing sounds like the result of hiding _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_
> and _PROCEDURE_LINKAGE_TABLE_ in newer binutils.
Just for reference, from the buildd log of the package in
Toolchain package versions: libc6-dev_2.3.2.ds1-22 linux-kernel-headers_2.6.13+0rc3-1 gcc-4.0_4.0.1-3 g++-4.0_4.0.1-3 binutils_2.16.1-2 libstdc++6-4.0-dev_4.0.1-3 libstdc++6_4.0.1-3
And binutils_2.16.1-2 is still the latest version.