[8] code review request for 7165807: Non optimized initialization of NSS crypto library leads to scalability issues

Matthew Hall mhall at mhcomputing.net
Fri Jun 14 11:13:59 PDT 2013


On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 06:38:16PM +0100, Vincent Ryan wrote:
> NSS may be initialized to favour performance or to favour memory footprint. 
> This fix introduces a new configuration flag to allow Java applications to 
> choose. By default, NSS will be initialized for performance.

The original Sun bug just says, "Non optimized initialization of NSS crypto 
library leads to scalability issues".

But it doesn't say what the scalability issues were, and how bad they were, 
and how well it ran without and with the fix. I'm just curious about the 
specifics.

Matthew.


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