[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Serious performance bug in Perl

Previously Chris Fearnley wrote:
> But yesterday I upgraded a bo system to hamm which has a 3000 line
> /etc/passwd.  Now adduser takes OVER ONE MINUTE to find a UID and GID
> for the new user.  And my staff is complaining about the wasted time.

Are you sure it's a problem with perl? I've had the same problem with
tar becoming dog-slow because I had `compat' in /etc/nsswitch.conf.
Changing that to `nis files' fixed the speed-problem.

You could probably use strace to check what is really causing the delay.


This combination of bytes forms a message written to you by Wichert Akkerman.
E-Mail: wakkerma@wi.LeidenUniv.nl
WWW: http://www.wi.leidenuniv.nl/~wichert/

Attachment: pgpIARC2LpIfY.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: