Re: Squid is becoming slow with 3000 ACL's ...

From: Gudbjorn Hreinsson <>
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 1998 14:57:50 +0100

But running ./configure gives

   checking if GNUregex needs to be compiled... no

I guess this is only checking if there is no regex package
installed at all?

Could you elaborate on the Linux regex issue? I for one
thought Linux would be using the one from the GNU C library...


Gero J. Dittmer wrote:
> >Dear Squid users,
> >
> >A colleague of my is using ACL's to block a number of domains/Web-sites
> >(3000 in total) for his school cache.. This cache (Squid v1.1.20 and
> >Squid 1.2beta21) is becoming very slow (respons-times over 5 seconds)..
> >It looks like Squid is sequentially examening these ACL's..
> >
> >Is Squid v1.2-beta24pl1 better able handling these relative large number
> >of ACL's?? Or is a patch available to get a Btree search of these ACL's..
> >
> Check that squid is using the GNU regex shipped with the source. I found
> Linux regex packages causing delays and failures.
Received on Wed Sep 02 1998 - 08:02:12 MDT

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