40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh

Jacques A. Vidrine nectar at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 25 07:22:31 PST 2003

On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 08:22:52PM -0600, David Leimbach wrote:
> Yep :).
> I feel like saying "set the default to static and make the dynamic bins 
> the option" so
> the people who can't be bothered to compile their own system even 
> though everyone
> I know does this for tuning purposes anyway can stop whining.
> But I won't say that.

I feel we need to pressure to improve the performance of dynamic
linking.  This is not really different from anything else we do in
-CURRENT: some things we have to throw out there before it is perfect,
in order to reach critical mass.

Jacques Vidrine   NTT/Verio SME      FreeBSD UNIX       Heimdal
nectar at celabo.org jvidrine at verio.net nectar at freebsd.org nectar at kth.se

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