Re: Removing xrdb for 10% startup win?

On Mon, 2005-08-29 at 15:28 +0200, Lorenzo Colitti wrote:
> So, as Owen says, most of the time is spent just reading the cc1
> binary into memory. I have no idea why it's reading around all over
> the place instead of performing one big sequential read of the whole
> file though.

My guess is that it just maps the whole executable on start, and then
demand loads pages as they are needed (i.e. on page faults).

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