[syslinux] Syslinux-5.00-pre9

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 09:13:32 PDT 2012

On Oct 31, 2012 3:14 PM, "Ady" <ady-sf at hotmail.com> wrote:

> 7_ From 5.00 NEWS:
>   ... "reducing both disk space and runtime memory consumption."
> Interestingly, the installers are several times bigger than in 4.xx.

But not having many copies of the same binary code in the core
(ldlinux.sys + ldlinux.c32) plus all of the other COM32s will be an
improvement.  It's just like why things move from full static binaries
to dynamic linked binaries with shared libraries.



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