Performance Tracker project update

Dieter freebsd at
Wed Feb 13 16:31:04 UTC 2008

> As suggested in other posts, deleting .pyo and .pyc files gets me down to
> 6MB. Static libraries (.a files) in /usr/lib and /usr/local/lib still have
> mismatching MD5 sums even though no source code change warrants this. Can
> I do anything about that?

Perhaps they have an embedded timestamp or version number?

> Are static libraries even needed anymore?

Are you going to be compiling anything?

Has anyone compared performance of static vs dynamic linking lately?
IIRC dynamic linking has a runtime performance hit which may or may not
be significant depending on what you're doing.

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