performance impact of large /etc/hosts files

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Dec 11 07:45:07 PST 2007

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> This is really what I want. Just avoiding the traffic, the time and the 
> optical disturbance caused by all those sites.
> I would even prefer a method as simple as hosts but linked even to my user 
> account. works fine on Firefox.  Easier to use and 
more effective than entries in /etc/hosts.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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