Jonathan M Davis jmdavisProg at
Thu Feb 2 19:19:37 PST 2012

On Thursday, February 02, 2012 18:34:34 H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 05:33:49PM -0800, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
> [...]
> > I would point out that druntime is bundled with libphobos.a. I
> > wouldn't expect libdruntime to be on the system.
> [...]
> Are there any *good* reasons why druntime and libphobos are not
> dynamically linked? In the long run, we need to support that, since
> otherwise D binaries will be unnecessarily large and the OS won't be
> able to optimize memory usage by sharing library images with multiple
> processes.

Because dmd does not yet support shared libraries on Linux.

- Jonathan M Davis

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