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SubjectRe: sharing text segments of all programs
On Thu, 28 Dec 2000, Ari Heitner wrote:

> this has to be a dumb idea

Not really, you're just 8 (9?) years too late...

> The question is, why shouldn't it be possible to share the text
> segments of *all* running programs?

Linux uses shared mmap() for "loading" executables (well,
they're just mapped and demand-loaded as page faults come
in), which happens to give exactly the behaviour that's on
your wish list ;)


Hollywood goes for world dumbination,
Trailer at 11.

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