Re: efficient acl filtering

From: Matt Isleb <>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 09:27:27 -0500 (CDT)

On Fri, 12 Sep 1997, Gustaf Bjorksten wrote:

> We have a proxy server (squid 1.1.16) that we use to filter URLs. The
> acl list has approx. 5000 acls in it.
> The machine is an intel P100 with 128mb RAM and 5gb of disk space and
> although it is dedicated to the filtering task it seems to run very
> slowly.
> We have tried recompiling squid with the b-tree option but this seems to
> make little difference.
> Does anybody out there have experience with running squid efficiently
> with a large list of acls? Is there a better way for us to do this
> (perhaps using an external redirector or recompiling with other
> options?)?

I have a list of about 1000 acl's on a P5 200Mhz running Linux. I don't
notice any slowness. I did try B-Tree but i could not get squid to run
with that compiled in.. i kept getting "IOT/trap abort" and it would die
right after running...

Received on Fri Sep 12 1997 - 08:14:19 MDT

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