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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: [PATCH]
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2001 08:02:07 GMT
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Aaron Bannert wrote:

> > Especially with all the linkages, if mod_ssl is an so, you have the massive
> > overhead of resolving all the libssl/libeay sorts of symbols just to load
> > a module that's never used.  That is brokenness.
> I can agree with this (it takes noticably long to start the server
> with mod_ssl loaded).

I'd wager that a good deal of that time is spent waiting for enough
entropy to be gathered to seed the PRNG, not just in dynamic linking.


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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