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Re: Prelink


It's probably too late to test this for Luna, but you should make a
blueprint and we can try it for Luna +1


On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Sergio <sertorbe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Some days ago  I saw this application for optimizing the system. It aims
> at improve launch time on applications. It achieves this by directly
> prelinking the executables to their libraries so they don't have to look
> for them, if the library has been moved the application fallbacks to
> dynamic linking.
> I have used it for a while and didn't seen anything against it, the only
> "bug" it has is that with glib 2.13 every prelinked application won't
> launch even it can hang at boot if this is prelinked, but since glib 2.13
> is very old and not used this is dont have to worry us.
> It only needs to prlink everything the first time and prelink any
> executable when installed/upgraded. For this a cron job does the work as
> prelink skips any prelinked executable.
> From my point of view prelink should be included in Luna as it needs few
> things and makes app launch faster.
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Best Regards,

Daniel Foré