40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh

M. Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Nov 25 09:07:20 PST 2003

In message: <00a701c3b33c$f798c5e0$b9844051 at insultant.net>
            "boyd, rounin" <boyd at insultant.net> writes:
: i see that there some doubt about whether running lots of
: shell scripts ever happens.  what happens when you
: use make?  lots of shells get run and they run small
: (one line?) scripts.

make buildworld slows down < 1% when you switch from static /bin/sh to


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