Why is the file /bin/false so large?
loic.grenie at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 17:55:56 UTC 2010
2010/2/9 Mihamina Rakotomandimby <mihamina at gulfsat.mg>:
>> Loïc Grenié <loic.grenie at gmail.com> :
>> exit 1
> This will launch one "sh".
> Is it really smaller in footprint?
> I dont know.
Yes and no, sh/bash/dash is probably already in memory for some
(many) shell-scripts. Since most of the memory is shared between
processes (read-only memory of processes and libraries is shared),
memory footprint won't change much whether you launch this script
Whether this is a sensible idea or not, I leave it to more
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