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Date:	Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:45:25 +0200
From:	"Steinar H. Gunderson" <>
Cc:	Thomas Graf <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Nikolay Aleksandrov <>
Subject: Re: getaddrinfo slowdown in 3.17.1, due to getifaddrs

On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 02:34:30AM +0200, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> e341694e3eb57fcda9f1adc7bfea42fe080d8d7a looks like it might cause something
> like this (it certainly added the synchronize_net() call). Cc-ing people on 
> that commit; quoting the entire rest of the message for reference.

I see there's discussion on what to do with this; thanks. :-)

FWIW, I've verified that reverting these four patches (in that order) fixes
the problem:

My Perl script is seemingly not the only affected program on the system;
witness the average page load times for our PHP-based home page:

/* Steinar */
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