file(1) command very slow

Martin Birgmeier la5lbtyi at aon.at
Sat Sep 12 19:06:07 UTC 2015


Dear Eugene,

Thank you for your efforts, I have been following them in the upstream
PR you filed.

Regards,

Martin

On 09/12/15 08:18, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> 05.09.2015 15:53, Martin Birgmeier пишет:
>> Running the file(1) command on a 7 MB text file takes much longer in
>> 10.2 than in 10.1.
>>
>> Example:
>>
>> # 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.
>
> The problem is now fixed upstream libmagic code repository
> but we'll have to wait for file-5.25 release.
>
> I've extracted official code fix from its repository, apply as following:
>
> fetch http://www.grosbein.net/file/patch-regexmax.diff
> cd /usr/src
> patch < /path/to/patch-regexmax.diff
> cd lib/libmagic
> make obj depend && make all install
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