> That's a more interesting result and more comparable to Drew's test. > It doesn't necessarily invalidate Drew's results - /bin/sh has 3 > shared libraries and is locale-aware whereas /usr/bin/test has 1 > shared library and doesn't rely on the locale. /usr/bin/true is also > significantly smaller (implying less relocation requirements). > /bin/sh could reasonably be expected to take longer to startup then > /usr/bin/test.
another can of worms. various shells have test, true and false built in. so, you have to be very careful in writing a shell comparision benchmark. to complicate matters, ksh (statically linked) has _always_ been faster than sh. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"