Subject: Re: kern/2352: ident daemon is slow, it should not use /dev/kmem at all
To: None <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@UX2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/30/1996 13:37:11
> This is just an example of how it can be done. The modified identd 
> has to run as root, thus the inetd.conf file has to be edited too.
> identd should be statically linked, to reduce the startup overhead.

Of course, this example assumes that:
	(1) identd should be runinng at all, and
	(2) in any case, the kernel bloat is worth a bit of
	    convenience for identd.

I'd say that the latter is definitely not true, and the former is
probably not.