40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Nov 24 18:03:18 PST 2003

On Tuesday 25 November 2003 12:23, Frank Mayhar wrote:
> > Let's see.  You dislike the dynamic root decision enough that
> > you are considering the abandonment of FreeBSD.  Then when
> > you're told that you can still build a static root if you
> > need/want it, you make a sarcastic remark.
> It wasn't sarcastic, it was serious.  Needing to have special configuration
> defeats the purpose of running FreeBSD for me.  I'm busy enough that I
> don't have time to deal with everything _now_; adding something else I have
> to keep track of for a half-dozen systems is something else I just don't
> need.

You DO know FreeBSD is a cooperative project right?

I hardly think you're in a position to complain about a (probably very minor) 
performance loss which has a trivial work around, which also benefits a fair 
number of users.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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