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Re: [HACKERS] fork/exec for backend

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: tom(at)sdf(dot)com (Tom)
Cc: goran(at)bildbasen(dot)se, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] fork/exec for backend
Date: 1998-01-25 01:36:05
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>   Regardless on the method used, the dynamic executables need to undergo a
> link step during exec().  Linking static reduces that.

True, but the SVr3/BSDI shared libraries set up the jump table in the
binary at binary link time.  It has to map into the shared library at
exec time, but it is a single mapping per shared library, not a mapping
per function or per function call.

Bruce Momjian

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