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Re: next vforkup chapter: lwpctl
Garrett Cooper <yanegomi%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> > But what, that uses LWPCTL, are you actually supposed to be doing after
> > vfork()? Whack some environment variables and some globals -- maybe --
> > then exec*(). What else is legitimate?
> > If it doesn't slow down vfork, great, fix whatever. But vfork
> > performance really is critical. Look how much slower, for example,
> > FreeBSD builds the system than we do. vfork is a huge part of that.
> Hi Thor,
> Do you have performance metrics to back up your statement below
> about `FreeBSD build[ing] the system slower than we do' (paraphrased)?
Note: it uses the same toolchain (i.e. same make, gcc, etc).
However, I suppose FreeBSD team is aware of these.
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