[TriLUG] Shared libs

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Nov 13 06:19:59 EST 2009

On Thu, 12 Nov 2009, Patrick Brewer wrote:

> One more detail...
> To the best of my memory Unix systems also do a lazy copy. 
> Meaning that even data can be shared until something is 
> written to it. On the write the memory page will be copied 
> and assigned to the app doing the write. Not sure if that 
> is true of data segments in shared libs, but I don't see 
> why it wouldn't be the case.

sounds reasonable. How would I know? Would I see the copy on 
write with a debugger?


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