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    SubjectRe: Downsides to madvise/fadvise(willneed) for application startup
    Andrew Morton <> 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.


    -- -- Speaking for myself only.

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