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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: another misc speedup: three fewer syscalls
Date Sun, 21 Dec 1997 23:54:55 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> Just cleaning up my source trees, seeing what patches I've got lying
> around that I've never posted...
> This is a method of eliminating the SIGUSR1 manipulation during a
> request... removing three system calls from the request.  It's only been
> lightly tested, but doesn't seem to improve performance that much so I
> didn't bother pursuing it.  I mention this on the perf-tuning page when
> I'm explaining how to get rid of more syscalls.

This makes me wonder - if it doesn't improve performance that much, why
the obsession with syscalls?


Ben (in Devil's Advocate mode).

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