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Chapter 6. Source Code Optimization > Linker Options and Tuning

Linker Options and Tuning

Dynamic linking is the default for Solaris 2. It has several advantages and, in many cases, better performance than static linking.

I’ll start by explaining how static and dynamic linking operate so that you understand the difference. I’ll explain why dynamic linking is preferred, then I’ll look at using dynamic linking to improve application performance. The difference between interfaces and implementations is a crucial distinction to make.


  

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