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Old 08-17-2007, 09:38 AM   #1
z-man5
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SquidGuard very slow compiling lists


Hi, I run Squid 2.5.STABLE5 with SquidGuard 1.2.0, and it takes forever to compile blacklists, while top shows that CPUs are over 99% idle...

When I tried to compile a single file:

squidGuard -C /var/spool/squidGuard/db/new_blacklists/desktopsillies/domains

took over 30 minutes to compile the 10 KB file, and although the .db file was eventually generated, SquidGuard did not exit, I grew impatient and stoped it.

Compiling all lists is taking over an hour now, and there is no new .db file generated so far...

Has anyone experienced this?

Thanks.
 
Old 08-21-2007, 10:04 AM   #2
z-man5
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My error - I had a new line character in the middle of one of the ACLs, and learned about it from
/usr/squidGuard/log/squidGuard.log

it was "going into emergency mode", whatever it means.

In addition I had to specify the location of the squidguard.conf file (not at the standard location) even if not using the "-C all" option, but specifying the file to be compiled.

Now it takes just a minute to compile with "squidGuard -C all -c /etc/squid/squidguard.new.conf"
 
  


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