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Re: Mandatory -dbg packages for libraries?

Le lundi 07 mai 2007 à 13:02 +0200, Wouter Verhelst a écrit :
> > Dropping most .a libraries is something I agree with.  I see no reason
> > why we should have them for most of the libraries.
> As a courtesy to our users. Statically linked programs are slightly
> faster (since they don't need to do PLT lookups, so they spare a jump on
> every function call to a shared object). For people for whom performance
> is critical, providing .a libraries is a good idea.

Hm, I thought the double-jump issue was specific to i386. On other
architectures, there is still the need for an extra register, but AIUI
the performance impact should be much smaller.

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