Re: Serious performance bug in Perl
Christopher J. Fearnley writes ("Re: Serious performance bug in Perl"):
>to call it (instead of the default perl - 5.004.04-6). Performance
>improved several hundred-fold. So I believe the problem is either in
>perl or libc6.
>Any suggestions on how to resolve this? As I said before the slowdown
>seems to occur in the get_current_uids subroutine (and possible
>get_current_gids). Which has a loop on getpwent (and getgrent).
>Can anyone else duplicate this behavior?
I can duplicate this behavior. Performance gets exponentially better
if I move my NIS password records into the local password file. So in
my case I am tempted to blame libc6's NIS performance (which in other
circumstances I have found to be rather slow anyways)
Are you running NIS?
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