Subject: Re: is mozilla very slow on alpha, or is mozilla-gtk2 slow everywhere?
To: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/09/2004 14:46:21
On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 01:05:39PM -0500, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> This is exactly the kind of behavior you should expect from the old
> ld.elf_so, since it ends up forcing many calls to go through the
> dynamic linker *every time*.  X in general was barely usable, but
> what finally caused me to start wielding the axe was that Mozilla was
> completely unusable.

Good works ! With the current ld.elf_so (which seems to run fine on my 1.6.2
system), I can use Firebird again on my alpha. Thanks for the work, and the
hint !

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference