[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
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.