dawg at dawgfoto.de
Thu Feb 2 22:39:35 PST 2012
On Fri, 03 Feb 2012 05:47:28 +0100, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh at quickfur.ath.cx>
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 07:19:37PM -0800, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
>> On Thursday, February 02, 2012 18:34:34 H. S. Teoh wrote:
>> > 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.
> Hmph. Since gdc *does* support shared libraries (I think?), it should be
> possible, at least in principle, no?
It does as much as dmd. The issues are with missing druntime support.
I have implemented that but we are still merging.
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