[ntp:hackers] Dynamic ssl and crypto libraries

todd.glassey at att.net todd.glassey at att.net
Tue Oct 25 09:38:33 PDT 2005

Again - this is why the Inter-platform deployment models and performance standards are so important...


 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner at fz-juelich.de>
> brian.utterback at sun.com said:
> > One might be inclined to use dynamic by default
> It should be considered how this influences the
> amount of memory mlockall()'d to memory. ntpd with
> crypto and refclock drivers is rather large.
> Linking dynamically pulls in the whole libary including
> lots of useless stuff (which will probably even grow
> over time), while a static binary is more efficient.
> (One might suggest to do the crypto processing in a
> separate process which is not mlock()ed, but this looks
> like a serious redesign.)
> best regards
> Matthias
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