Author doko
Recipients doko, movement, rb, schmir
Date 2009-03-28.22:06:25
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> I'm sure it does work, but what is the point of linking statically
> to libpython.a but then having other dependencies, for example on
> lib-dynload/time.so? Why not just link to libpython2.5.so in the
> first place?

speed. Using a python executable with a statically linked libpython is
about 10% faster on ix86, plus with some compilers on linux profile
based optimization can be used on static objects, which doesn't work
with shared libraries (at least on linux using gcc).
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