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Re: [E-devel] entrance is now bloated.



On 9/26/06, Morten Nilsen <morten@nilsen.com> wrote:
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Sep 2006 19:58:36 +0100 Essien Ita Essien <essien@wazobialinux.com>
> babbled:
>> all fixed now.
>
> actually not all fixed. 1 entrance process floating around. there's no need for
> it to hang about like a bad smell. :) i am pretty damn sure that when i fixed
> it before entrance spawned off the user's login session then REPLACED itself
> with entrance_login so it became small and unobtrusive. there were not 2
> entrances and entrance became entrance_login :) i'm pretty damn sure that's how
> it was... :)

I think this was a result of the whole yahoo about shells a bit back..
The one that ended with entrance executing the chosen environment
directly, and not run it by /bin/sh or /bin/bash

Personally, the ~9MB out of 2GB the entrance process is hogging is
negligible, but still wasted RAM..


For those of us who wish to run e17 on a 64MB (or 32MB) RAM handheld
this is a big difference.

--
Justin Patrin