Turkeys and dynamic linking

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Thu Nov 27 14:49:42 PST 2003

On Thursday 27 November 2003 12:31 pm, Bill Moran wrote:
> walt wrote:
> > To all of you who celebrate Thanksgiving today, I wish you a happy one!
> >
> > And speaking of turkeys, does anyone know how Microsoft handles the
> > performance issues associated with dynamic linking?  Do they do
> > anything special, or just ignore the whole thing?
> Don't they fix the performance hit by moving performance-critical parts
> of the application into kernel space (such as IIS and MSSQL)?
> At least, that's what Eric Raymond claims in his latest book.  I don't
> think that's an approach I would like to see FreeBSD take.

It all depends because if you only have 1 dll loaded for multiple 
applications, which is one of the features I understand is built into 
Windows, you have real savings. You share the code and own the data.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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