performance impact of large /etc/hosts files
kline at tao.thought.org
Wed Dec 12 21:52:43 PST 2007
On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 09:10:15PM +0000, RW wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 12:05:53 -0700 (MST)
> Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> > It may be possible to use an Adblock "subscription" to update a squid
> > setup. That would provide the best of both.
> There's no need to do that, you can use a script like adzapper with
> squid. It's in ports (www/adzap), so you can pickup a new default
> rule file with port updates. And you can define additional rules and
> exceptions. The only thing I had to set was some exceptions for sites,
> I don't mind seeing adds for.
> There's at least one other add blocking squid redirector in ports.
well, thi sounded great until I read "squid". Isn't that
something to do with FBSD and Windows? If not, how hard is squid
to install; what does it do?
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