Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb - 29,000 users in 7 Seconds.
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/10/2001 12:26:27
>The problem is that it takes a long time to generate the /etc/pwd.db and
>/etc/spwd.db files when there are many users.

I don't recall whether this ever got integrated, but someone sent patches
to BSDi once that allowed for small changes without rebuilding.