Compiling libjvm.so as PIC
aph at redhat.com
Fri Dec 19 03:37:07 PST 2008
Omair Majid wrote:
> Omair Majid wrote:
>> I just finished running the tests with SELinux disabled. The
>> performance difference between a PIC jvm and a non-PIC jvm was about
>> 0.9%, with the PIC jvm being actually faster. So any performance loss
>> is negligible.
> Just wanted to add that the libjvm.so in the old hotspot was built as
> PIC: http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/icedtea6/rev/e19c20030ba4
Very good, quite right too.
It's a fault in our processes that important patches like this get lost
when we merge from upstream. I'm hoping that when we have hg upstream
we'll find it easier to keep track of our local modifications.
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