[stunnel-users] Dynamic hosts

Terry Riegel riegel at clearimageonline.com
Wed Jun 24 13:57:30 CEST 2009

> There is also a '--with-threads=pthread' option that may help to lower
> the number of processes.
> However, on modern operating systems, fork()ing is not as expensive as
> it looks like. In most cases, the text segment is shared between the
> two processes and the pages on data/BSS segments are not copied until
> changed ('copy-on-write'). I don't know if the usage of OS resources
> is larger for the multi-threaded or the multi-tasked approach.

Perhaps I am confused, but are you saying that when firing up stunnel  
twice with two separate configuration files they are sharing resources?

Sorry about not posting to list earlier.


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