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Re: Fedora development switch to GCC 4.1.0-RH prerelease



On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 01:42:50PM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> one thing that will be good is that this version of gcc automatically
> detects that variables are never written to, and puts then in a special
> ELF section; the result is that shared libs and binaries share that
> memory between them instead of one for each app, and the total memory
> usage of fedora will go down a bit as a result!

Errr.. sorry, but what are shared variables that no one ever writes
to exactly good for?


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