Re: binary format loader cache?

Aaron M. Ucko (amu@MIT.EDU)
08 Apr 1997 01:31:24 -0400

tytso@MIT.EDU writes:

> This will optimize for the common case, where I'm assuming that ELF
> binaries are most common, A.out binaries are next most common, and JAVA
> and shell script executables are least common.

I strongly suspect shell scripts are more common than Java executables
on most systems; I'd suggest that the order should instead be Java,
scripts, a.out, ELF if you're going to reorder them (taking the
reversal into effect).

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