On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 20:06 -0500, John Ellson wrote: > >I don't know an easy way to tell exactly what pages of the libraries > >you are using are touched and thus read off disk at start up... and it's > >not even a well defined question - you can't tell if a page was > >read because of your app or because of another app. but you can tell which pages are in memory at least. If people want I can code a small app for this > I'm working on Graphviz graph layout tools that support multiple > renderers. that kind of sounds like a plugin situation, for which dlopen is quite suitable. > Does the deferred paging depend on prelinking having been performed? no that happens always (even with the main binary btw); the difference prelink makes is that without prelink you need to touch (and thus load) more pages even if you don't use the library, for relocations.
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