On 25 Nov, Daniel O'Connor wrote: > On Tuesday 25 November 2003 11:52, Dan Nelson wrote: > > > I'd greatly prefer that the the dynamic root default be backed out >> > > until a substantial amount of this performance can be recovered. >> > >> > What _REAL WORLD_ task does this slow down? >> >> Try timing "cd /usr/ports/www/mozilla-devel ; make clean" with static >> and dynamic /bin. bsd.port.mk spawns many many many /bin/sh processes. > > OK my bad, it will probably slow down the ports building.
The ports infrastructure is horribly slow even with a static sh, though not as glacially slow as installing and patching Solaris 9. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"