Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Dan Melomedman <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/27/2003 18:53:26
Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Three small processes, with the important one running without root
> privileges, is clearly a hell of a lot better than two massive processes
> which chain together (dynamic loader and the program itself plus all the

Especially when it's been proven small statically-linked servers scale
exceptionally well:

And can be fast:

People who claim multi-process approach will result in too much
overhead compared to the loadable modules framework overhead better have
something to prove it other than random speculations.