Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb - 29,000 users in 7 Seconds.
To: Jarommr Dolecek <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/09/2001 22:44:54
> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > it's still 6.58s too much
> > the right solution is to use database files directly and only change data
> > that were changed without rebuilding. "real" files should be generated
> > only in case of vipw.
> Indeed. The DB update should be then faster than update of plaintext
> passwd/shadow entry.
should be a moment. i've send another idea to Stephen (forgot to CC to
mailing list) but using DB directly should be the best solution.