40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh
gallatin at cs.duke.edu
Mon Nov 24 17:50:45 PST 2003
Daniel O'Connor writes:
> On Tuesday 25 November 2003 11:52, Dan Nelson wrote:
> > > I'd greatly prefer that the the dynamic root default be backed out
> > > > until a substantial amount of this performance can be recovered.
> > >
> > > What _REAL WORLD_ task does this slow down?
> > Try timing "cd /usr/ports/www/mozilla-devel ; make clean" with static
> > and dynamic /bin. bsd.port.mk spawns many many many /bin/sh processes.
> OK my bad, it will probably slow down the ports building.
I'll bet a larger percentage of our users build ports than need nss or
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