glib dependancy in KDE3.x

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Fri Mar 7 21:22:50 GMT 2003

On Saturday 08 March 2003 08:40, Martin Konold wrote:
> Am Freitag, 7. März 2003 17:04 schrieb Stefan Westerfeld:
> Hi,
> > Linux (or Unix in general) is using extremely clever memory management to
> > try to ensure that only those pieces of code/data are loaded into memory
> > and remain there, that really need to be there.
> This is not the full truth on Linux. At least the runtime linking time is
> significant depending on the size of the library.

Not really the size itself, it depends much more on the number of symbols that 
need to be resolved at startup. That number happens to depend on the number 
of virtual functions linked to btw. See

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