Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Nov 2011 21:26 UTC, submitted by edwin
General Unix Way back in 2002, MIT decided it needed to start teaching a course in operating system engineering. As part of this course, students would write an exokernel on x86, using Sixth Edition Unix (V6) and John Lions' commentary as course material. This, however, posed problems.
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RE[4]: binary for windows....
by Vanders on Fri 11th Nov 2011 17:12 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: binary for windows.... "
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What you're describing is basically prelinking (or prebinding). It's worth mentioning that Apple dropped prebrinding and replaced it with a simple shared library cache, because the cache offered better performance.

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