Re: Goals for 2.10 - desktop-wide profiling

> On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 04:01 +0200, Maciej Katafiasz wrote:
>> Let's do it, and kick some low-end asses out there!
> Tagging on the bottom; it'd also be nice to get GNOME optimising the
> linker hash tables by default.  For the majority going "huh?" out there,
> it's basically a way of making load times shorter without resorting to
> the evil of prelinking.
> The way you enable it is with -Wl,-O1 in your LDFLAGS so that -O1 is
> passed to the linker (ld).
> It's completely harmless with no runtime side-effects other than a speed
> gain in application startup.  It may increase the build-time slightly as
> it sits and thinks about it a bit more.

So, is that the only reason that it's not used by default?

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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