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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
Subject Re: namelookups and databases
Date Tue, 25 Jul 1995 14:15:56 GMT
 
> > > As I am in the process of discovering that
> > > much of that time is spent doing gethostbyaddr() for each entry.
> 			               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > What exactly are you doing with the data ?
> 
> gethostbyaddr can be *really* slow on sites not on the 155mbps backbone 
> like yours, Rob ;)

Yeah, but he said that it was going to take 2 hours to process the
15,000 requests without the gethostbyaddr... that's a loooong time.


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