Re: Bloat? (khttpd)
Martin Dalecki (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 23 Dec 1999 19:07:05 +0100
"H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
> Followup to: <19991223013142.F3089@uni-mainz.de>
> By author: Dominik Kubla <email@example.com>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> > On Wed, Dec 22, 1999 at 05:58:16PM -0600, Dwayne C . Litzenberger wrote:
> > > Does someone have Linus's take on why on earth he let something that
> > > should definitely be in user-space (the httpd) into the kernel? It seems
> > > absurd to me, and odd that Linus would allow it.
> > Performance. The apache/khttpd combo beats the shit out of NT in most
> > benchmarks.
> Performance, and *modularity*. khttpd doesn't affect anything else in
> the kernel, and so is a rather harmless optional feature.
There where times where for example /proc was an option too...
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