HEADS UP - master/slave ports

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Thu Jun 17 17:20:20 GMT 2004

Dan Langille wrote:

> FWIW, I created a script which invoked the command 15,000 times.
> The original patch:
> real    15m54.561s
> user    10m40.866s
> sys     5m1.405s
> The patch derived in this thread:
> real    15m48.481s
> user    10m39.745s
> sys     4m54.753s
> Confession: Yes, this isn't a very subjective test, but it's a place
> to start from if someone is concerned about the performance issues
> herein.

Note that Kris was very concerned adding a single `test', which is a
shell-builtin, to bsd.port.mk:

I guess he won't be very happy with spawning two processes.


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