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SubjectRe: SLOW SLOW SLOW tar with 2.2.0
   Date: 	Fri, 29 Jan 1999 01:25:41 +0100 (CET)
From: Dag Wieers <>

> Either put the correct account in /etc/passwd and /etc/group or use
> glibc 2.1 (currentlz 2.0.111) with nscd.

no ! the right thing to do is to remove 'nis', 'nisplus' and
'nis+' from your /etc/nsswitch.conf if you don't have a nis-server around.
this was discussed before !

I agree. I think it's ludicrious to recommend that someone to add
fake and useless usernames to groups/passwd or even worse to upgrade
to a beta version of glibc to fix this problem. I especially don't
expect it from the glibc maintainer himself.

David S. Miller

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