AM> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Andrew, I am not sure what you mean by this. Are you saying that
>> the way ld accesses files causes the blocks on the disk to be
>> layed out poorly? That is the only thing I can think of that
>> would get fixed by copying.
AM> Exactly that. ld seeks all over the file when adding new blocks
AM> to it, so with ext2 and ext3 (at least) there is poor
AM> correspondence between file offset and block indices.
hmm. I thought delayed allocation should solve this problem. Isn't it?
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