please keep the line length at about 70 characters. 442 is a bit long.
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-16 15:13:26 +0000: > I have a question about "best" practices for directory hashing. I have > about 80,000 zone files which are named after the domain which I > generate using a Perl script. I'm looking for the best hashing to > reduce the start up time for bind. > > I've tried different hashings. Using example.foo as an example (:-)), > if I take the first and second letters of the domain and hash it like > this /var/named/e/x/example.foo I still end up with (in a few cases) > more than 3000 zones in one directory. If I hash using the > first+second and third+fourth like this /var/named/ex/am/example.com I > end up with a lot fewer zones in the individual directories, but > bind's start up time is much longer. isn't this actually a Bind problem? you are IMO asking in the wrong forum. > I can live with the first hasing if I need to, but I'm seeking some > advice and suggestions on what others think (or know) would be better. I think better solution would be switching to djbdns, but am afraid of starting a flamefest, so I won't say it. :) -- If you cc me or remove the list(s) completely I'll most likely ignore your message. see http://www.eyrie.org./~eagle/faqs/questions.html To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message