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Date:      Sun, 15 Mar 2009 18:44:13 +0100 (CET)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
To:        Ian Smith <smithi@nimnet.asn.au>
Cc:        cpghost <cpghost@cordula.ws>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Speeding up exit(2)?
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.0903151843090.41920@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
In-Reply-To: <20090316023903.T95588@sola.nimnet.asn.au>
References:  <20090315120024.E004210656DB@hub.freebsd.org> <20090316023903.T95588@sola.nimnet.asn.au>

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> Apart from having to close each tab/window, freeing all its resources,
> bits of the executable itself need to be paged in to do various things,
> which may need to page out some more.  What's amazing is that it can do
> that for several minutes, coming out unscathed when it finally quits!
>
> (extreme example, but a true story from a wild ebay session yesterday :)

perfect example of crappy software - unfortunately most todays web 
browsers are coded by people that don't spend even few minutes 
understanding how OS works.




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