[plt-scheme] back to --disable-shared

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Fri Oct 8 17:09:31 EDT 2004

At Fri, 8 Oct 2004 13:54:54 -0700, "Bradd W. Szonye" wrote:
> Shared libraries scale better than static libraries. Many (most?) modern
> operating systems arrange for them to share space in memory, not just on
> disk, such that multiple processes using the same library will consume
> fewer system resources.

If you embed MzScheme in many applications, there's a clear benefit.

If you just run lots of MzScheme/MrEd-based applications, though, the
MzScheme/MrEd executable gets shared, so there's no additional benefit
in having a separate shared library, right?


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