[csw-pkgsubmissions] nss

Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski maciej at opencsw.org
Sat Feb 27 00:36:22 CET 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> Am 26.02.2010 um 20:23 schrieb Philip Brown:
>> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski
>> <maciej at opencsw.org> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:16 PM, Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com> wrote:
>>>> 1. why are we using libexec, for certificate utilities? Is there a
>>>> significant performance gain, and why do we CARE about performance,
>>>> for certificate utilities? surely it wont matter unless you are
>>>> processing thousands a minute, or something? what does that??
>>> This comes in GAR for free, by default, when you build 64-bit
>>> applications.  Is there a reason to disable it?
>> well, that was not my question. My question was really, "why are you
>> building 64bit applications"? :)
>> Extrapolating a bit, I guess what is going on, is that
>> 1. You decided to build 64-bit libraries as well as 32bit libraries.
>> very nice, I certainly approve of that ;-)
>> However, this had a side effect of
>> 2. gar "decided", since you want 64bit libraries, you also want 64bit
>> executables to go along with them.
>> But is that an actual benefit in this case?
>> I'm thinking not.
> Probably yes (means: I also think not).

What level of resource consumption difference are we talking about
here?  Do you have any figures, like bytes or running time
miliseconds?  Is it worth using time (=money) pushing back on this
package as it is right now?

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