Re: Faster UTF-8 decoding in GLib

On Tue, 2010-03-16 at 23:32 +0200, Daniel Elstner wrote:

> > And oddly enough, the ARM compiler does away even with the object file
> > relocation entries for the table.
> At some point, it needs to fill the table.  And if loading offsets are
> randomized for security, there is hardly any room for optimization left.

loading offsets are usually randomized once in a while and the whole
system is prelinked with these randomized offsets so that all further
loads do use the same 'random' (per-machine) offset until the next
offset randomization+prelink.


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