From: Chris Samuel (csamuel_at_vpac.org)
Date: Mon Apr 04 2005 - 18:10:58 CDT
On Tue, 5 Apr 2005 07:44 am, Jerry Ebalunode wrote:
> because programs linked dynamically are smaller in size, hence help in
> saving local disk space.
I believe it also helps in memory usage as if those libraries are already in
use by another process they can be shared amongst all those using them rather
than having an individual copy.
This is what is shown as SHR when using the "top" command.
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