40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Nov 24 20:38:11 PST 2003

On Tuesday 25 November 2003 12:20, Andrew Gallatin wrote:
>  > 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
> ldap.

Err, yes..
Of course you are claiming it should be either/or, which is not very 

What about the newer version of gcc? That is considerably slower than previous 
versions, but I don't see people screaming to have it removed.

Most things are tradeoffs, this is one of them.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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