[webkit-gtk] dns prefetching knob
Todd T. Fries
todd at fries.net
Wed Mar 9 11:26:57 PST 2011
Penned by Marco Peereboom on 20110309 13:18.11, we have:
| On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 10:30:00AM -0800, Evan Martin wrote:
| > > I have tested this patch and the performance boost is unbelievable.
| > I guess on IRC Marco was saying that DNS on OpenBSD is single
| Uhm, I don't recall being on IRC ;-)
To shave this confusion, I am 'toddf' on irc, definately not marco, though
we share the common goal of getting this in.
OpenBSD's resolver in libc is not threaded for certain.
| > threaded? Maybe I misunderstood. It would sound like a bug in
| > libsoup to me if so. Certainly if you can't resolve DNS in parallel I
| > would expect it's better to do fewer resolutions.
| The OpenBSD libc resolver is a single pipe and it obviously exacerbates
| the problem however, I use a resolver that parallelizes things.
| Unfortunately I seem to mostly use really crappy nameservers so I see
| issues all the time.
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