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[REBOL] Re: double process for rebol CGI

From: holger:rebol at: 19-Oct-2001 7:06

On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 11:24:22AM +0200, Hallvard Ystad wrote:
> [holger--rebol--com] skrev (Thursday 18.10.2001, kl. 15.30): > >Having those two processes is normal. One of them is a helper process for > >REBOL's async DNS support. > > Fine, I won't worry about it then. But tell me: why are two processes > launched also for scripts when run locally? If I run the wait.r example, > which only prints out a few lines, there should be no need for DNS > stuff...?
The DNS process is launched very early during REBOL startup. There are technical reasons for this. In a nutshell: on some Unix versions doing it that way saves a lot of memory. There are other reasons though. -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]