Speeding up exit(2)?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sun Mar 15 10:44:48 PDT 2009

> Apart from having to close each tab/window, freeing all its resources,
> bits of the executable itself need to be paged in to do various things,
> which may need to page out some more.  What's amazing is that it can do
> that for several minutes, coming out unscathed when it finally quits!
> (extreme example, but a true story from a wild ebay session yesterday :)

perfect example of crappy software - unfortunately most todays web 
browsers are coded by people that don't spend even few minutes 
understanding how OS works.

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