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To:Jose Fonseca From:Michel Dänzer Subject:Re: [Mesa-dev] [PATCH] configure: Add --with-llvm-shared-libs Date:Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:29:35 +0200

On Don, 2012-03-29 at 00:07 -0700, Jose Fonseca wrote:
> Also note that this will saves disk at the expense of runtime memory
> -- as the shared LLVM library will contain the _whole_ LLVM, and not
> just the components targets needed, and given that there is usually
> only module on a system at a time, that means a net
> increase. libLLMVM-3.0 is 22MB on my system, which means 22MB - 13MB =
> +9MB of increased memory usage. Linux kernel may page out some
> portions to disk though.

Or never page in the unused parts in the first place. :)

And as soon as a second * comes into play (e.g. for
testing something with software rendering), it's a win either way.

Earthling Michel Dänzer |
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