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SubjectRe: SLOW SLOW SLOW tar with 2.2.0
On 28 Jan 1999, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> "Mike A. Harris" <> writes:
> > I just downloaded the Linux gazette, all of the targz files at
> > the lg ftp site, and proceeded to untar them. It is taking
> > forever for EACH file to untar. When I say each file, I don't
> > mean each tarball, but rather each file IN the tarball.
> I bet you're using NIS or NIS+, or maybe LDAP. In all the cases the
> problem is that tar is looking for information about an unknown
> account (namely Linus').
> 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 !

dag wieers, <>, _| _ _
° we know linux is the best, it can do infinite ° (_|(_|(_| °
loops in five seconds. -- Linus Torvalds |

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