[TriLUG] shared libraries aren't shared

Alan Porter porter at trilug.org
Wed Nov 11 15:06:28 EST 2009

That is not how shared libraries work (thank goodness).

There is one library on the disk.  There is one copy of the
code loaded into RAM.  It is mapped to two applications'
memory spaces.

But there are two copies of the data segment, one for each



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