On Tue, 2021-06-15 at 17:21 +0200, Alexander Kanavin wrote:
So the memory usage is actually *better* without prelink. And any timingThe numbers certainly don't look convincing, thanks for running the tests.
So I do not think it is wrong to question the usefulness of this feature.Mark and I did briefly talk yesterday and whilst Mark can/will speak
up, the summary was "drop it".
What makes me sad is that this is an embedded focused feature which
the project should be caring about, i.e. memory footprint and speed.
I don't know why the numbers don't show it, Mark and I have theories
but it would take work to explore them and neither of us have that time,
nor are we experts on prelink able to maintain it with the time we have
In my view the project should be caring about things like this, instead
it looks more like a race to look like 'any other desktop distro' and
drop anything which looks different.
I've tried to say no. Nobody else would appear to care, I'm hearing
silence. I can't fight this.