PostgreSQL Bugs List wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference: 1110
> Logged by: Michael Enke
> Email address: michael(dot)enke(at)wincor-nixdorf(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 7.4
> Operating system: Linux
> Description: psql -h localhost consults the nameservice
> If I call "psql -h localhost" it is very slow
> compared to "psql -h 127.0.0.1" since for "localhost"
> the nameservice is consulted.
> It is reproducable best in a loop. Call 50 times:
> "psql -h localhost" takes 6 seconds
> "psql -h 127.0.0.1" takes 0.6 seconds
> This was not the case for psql from version 7.3
> May be this has something to do with changes for IP v6.
Odds are your nameserver is messed up. Try:
and see if that is slow. I bet it is.
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