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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@telebase.com>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Apache 1.1.1 does not use shared libc on BSD/OS 2.1" on BSDI (fwd)
Date Mon, 23 Sep 1996 02:06:18 GMT
Well, not to mention that there is no shlicc2 on BSDI 1.1. In addition, a
statically linked binary is immune to attacks using shared libs. Probably
not a large point, though.

Brian Behlendorf liltingly intones:
> 
> 
> I'm using BSDI 2.0 here, and I tried compiling with shlicc2, and after looking
> at ps output it doesn't really look like there's much overall difference in
> size.  While the virtual size in memory is larger (750K per for
> gcc-created versus 550K for shlicc-created), the resident set size isn't
> significantly different (varying between 350 and 500K), so that leads me to
> think it doesn't really impact the number of concurrent children you can run
> with a given amount of system memory, given sufficient swap.  The binary itself
> is smaller, but that doesn't affect performance as far as I can tell. 
> 
> 	Brian
> 
> 
> > ----- Forwarded message from Mike@ms.ha.md.us -----
> > 
> > Message-Id: <199608242252.PAA21922@taz.hyperreal.com>
> > From: Mike@ms.ha.md.us
> > To: apache-bugs%apache.org@organic.com
> > Date: Sat Aug 24 15:52:08 1996
> > Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "Apache 1.1.1 does not use shared libc on BSD/OS 2.1"
on BSDI
> > 
> > Submitter: Mike@ms.ha.md.us
> > Operating system: BSDI, version: 
> > Version of Apache Used: 1.1.1
> > Extra Modules used: agent_log_module, referer_log_module, status_module
> > URL exhibiting problem: 
> > 
> > Symptoms:
> > --
> > Bloated executables, due to not using shared C
> > library.
> > 
> > Simple fix:
> > 
> > ##CC= gcc
> > CC= shlicc2
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Backtrace:
> > --
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > ----- End of forwarded message from Mike@ms.ha.md.us -----
> > 
> > -- 
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> 

chuck
Chuck Murcko	N2K Inc.	Wayne PA	chuck@telebase.com
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