* M. Warner Losh <email@example.com> [031125 12:07]:
> In message: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> "boyd, rounin" <email@example.com> writes:
> : i see that there some doubt about whether running lots of
> : shell scripts ever happens. what happens when you
> : use make? lots of shells get run and they run small
> : (one line?) scripts.
> make buildworld slows down < 1% when you switch from static /bin/sh to
I'm all for dynamic / and dynamic /bin/sh, but this doesn't even come
close to what I observed on my systems. I see anywhere from 15% to 20%
slowdown in buildworld, depending on how bad my hardware already is. I
posted my most recent numbers earlier.
It's difficult to get lots of these numbers, unfortunately, because it
takes a good 6-8 hours just to complete one build. But the numbers are
fairly consistant across the different degrees of old crappy hardware I