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Prebinding?
Authored by: signals on Jan 09, '03 11:17:32AM

I seem to be asking lots of potentially dumb questions today, but...

What exactly is "prebinding?" My system.log has quite a few of these errors, and I've never been able to figure out what they mean. Now a fix is posted with the following warning:

"The downside is, of course, that no binaries launched from the shell will be prebound"

But not knowing what "prebinding" means, I'm not sure what to make of the warning. I really feel like I've not been paying enough attention after reading the hints today. I usually understand them just fine ;-)

-Signals



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Prebinding?
Authored by: robg on Jan 09, '03 11:40:15AM

Prebinding can speed application launching ... it basically lets the system associate required libraries with each particular app.

-rob.



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Prebinding?
Authored by: kd7cyb on Jul 13, '03 06:54:24PM

Go to Apple's page below for a good description:

http://developer.apple.com/documentation/ReleaseNotes/Prebinding.html



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