file(1) command very slow
eugen at grosbein.net
Thu Sep 10 19:21:43 UTC 2015
On Sat, Sep 05, 2015 at 10:53:33AM +0200, Martin Birgmeier wrote:
> Running the file(1) command on a 7 MB text file takes much longer in
> 10.2 than in 10.1.
> # ll /tmp/x6
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 7384414 Sep 5 10:30 /tmp/x6
> # file /tmp/x6
> /tmp/x6: ASCII text
> file /tmp/x6 26.12s user 0.00s system 99% cpu 26.237 total
> I have this on all my machines since installing 10.2.
> Any ideas on what is wrong?
I've found the change to libmagic that brought this.
Please try temporary workaround if you have sources installed:
patch -R < /tmp/patch-softmagic.c
make obj clean depend && make all install
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