static vs. dynamic

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 14 20:00:15 PST 2000


On November 14, 2000 09:13 pm, you wrote:
> one question:
>
> i want to run apache, a ftp daemon, qmail, a pop3 daemon, nfs daemon and
> some other services on a machine.
>
> will i gain or loose performance when i use _statically_ linked binaries
> only?

Loose a little bit because static binaries are much bigger than dynamically 
linked binaries. When you go run a static apache, ftpd, smtpd, pop3d, nfsd 
and other services that are also all static, your memory will get a little 
bit of a beating.

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