Subject: Re: high-volume INN server on netbsd, mmap(), and expire
To: Alexis Rosen <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/1997 08:28:12
Alexis Rosen writes:
> 1) mmap()- Has anyone had any problem with using the mmap() support in the
> dbz library? What about the shared-active patch or actived? As I understand
> it, this *should* work just fine. Does it? I'd *really* hate to find out
> the hard way...

mmap() still has the occassional glitch under the current VM
system. If you are having trouble, yanking it might help. Then again,
it might not...

> 2) I have expire built and running, and for the last year or two it has
> worked fine, cranking through a 300-400MB history file in 10-20 minutes.
> However, I can't reproduce this binary! I've built expire from 1.5, 1.5.1,
> and even 1.4u4, but no matter what I try, I get a version that runs just
> fine, but ~150-200 *times* slower than the expire I'm using.

Maybe you don't have things set to do the "list expired files to a
file first" thing...