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SubjectRe: Downsides to madvise/fadvise(willneed) for application startup
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Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> writes:
>
> Yes, the linker scrambles the executable's block ordering.
>
> This just isn't an interesting case. World-wide, the number of people
> who compile their own web browser and execute it from the file which ld
> produced is, umm, seven.

My understanding was that this is usually gone when you use a delayed
allocation fs (xfs, ext4), unless your link sequence takes much longer
than the flush window.

-Andi

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ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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