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Re: Where does sysinfo get called?

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 1999 19:54:44 -0400
To: www-lib@w3.org
Message-ID: <37702244.87FC28B1@w3.org>
To: Stuart Myles <smyles@wsj.dowjones.com>
Stuart Myles wrote:
> I am trying to track down an obscure performance bug that I'm seeing
> on Solaris 2.6.  It is occuring during the initialization of libwww.  I
> don't think its caused by libwww, I think its something in the OS thats
> triggered by libwww.
> Anyway - I'm trying to figure out where the system call "sysinfo" is
> getting called by libwww.  If I run the following program:

One call is in HTGetHostName() in


which is called twice: once in HTGetMailAddress() in the same file and
once in HTUserProfile_localize in


Maybe it should be cached but I guess that's a detail.

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, <frystyk@w3.org>
World Wide Web Consortium, MIT/LCS NE43-356
545 Technology Square, Cambridge MA 02139, USA
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