Re: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)

From: Rob Landley (
Date: Sun Jun 24 2001 - 15:24:33 EST

On Sunday 24 June 2001 19:50, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 12:30:02AM +0200, J . A . Magallon wrote:
> > They use fork().
> > They port their app to solaris.
> > The performance sucks.
> > It is not Solaris fault.
> > It is linux fast fork() ...
> One for the quotes page, eh? We're terribly sorry, we'll get busy on
> adding some delay loops in Linux so it too can be slow.

I'm still working that one out myself...

Okay, so Linux programmers are supposed to avoid APIs that are either
broken, badly implemented, or missing, on some other platform.

That's pretty much all of them, isn't it?

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