jhb at freebsd.org
Wed Jan 26 16:40:43 UTC 2011
On Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:25:27 am Mark Felder wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2011 22:49:11 -0600, Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at gmail.com>
> > The only extra quirk that said commit
> > does is an optimization of a dlsym() call, which is hardly ever in
> > critical performance path.
> It's really not my place to say, but it seems strange that if an
> optimization is available people would ignore it because they don't think
> it's important enough. I don't understand this mentality; if it's not
> going to break anything and it obviously can improve performance in
> certain use cases, why not merge it and make FreeBSD even better?
Many things that seem obvious aren't actually true, hence the need for
actual testing and benchmarks.
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