Disable cache patch

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Fri Sep 29 00:22:58 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 18:22 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Hi,
> This looks fine to me, thanks, though I'm still worried there was a good 
> reason we did the caching in the first place. Maybe in benchmarking your 
> glibc is set up differently from the default (or historical default)? 
> I'm thinking now that when we added this, every call to get groups was 
> opening and parsing /etc/groups, and this happens on *every* bus 
> message.... that would probably make dbus about 100x slower than it is 
> today.

Or even worse, doing a NIS lookup roundtrip on every message.

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