40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh
scottl at freebsd.org
Mon Nov 24 19:28:08 PST 2003
On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :I supported the decision because:
> :1. It has been requested for years
> :2. It benefits PAM and NSS.
> :3. It is easy to revert.
> Easy to revert? You are talking about depending on mechanisms for
> authentication and other things that WILL NOT WORK with static binaries
> as they currently stand and, apparently, will not work in the
> future either. Easy to revert? I don't think so.
> More like "Lets do away with support for static binaries entirely".
> Because that is precisely what is happening here.
What the hell are you talking about????
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