Can curl HTTPS requests make fewer access system calls?

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Issue

  • When using curl 7.19.7-37.el6_4, or libcurl on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 to make a HTTPS request there are many "access" system calls to paths/directories/files that do not exist, this bloats the dentry_cache.
  • Can curl HTTPS requests make fewer access system calls?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • curl 7.19.7-37.el6_4.x86_64
  • nss 3.14.3-4.el6_4.x86_64

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