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Re: HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:16:42PM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 08:33:06PM -0600, Marco Peereboom wrote:
> > I have been fascinated by this thread and I have a suggestion.  Maybe
> > you guys can disable pf, that will make the packets flow FASTER!!!
> Don't mind Marco, he is visiting us from another project where things
> are done by fiat.  If a non-developer has the temerity to point out a
> performance loss then the normal procedure is to abuse them, call them
> a whiner and tell them to fix it themselves.  He is bound to have a
> bit of difficulty with the concept of discussing something.

I thought it was the fact that NetBSD people could legitimately have a
discussion about performance that was upsetting him.

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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