Has there been a modification of some APIs in Mac OS X 10.3.9 that
could explain why Mail.app and Safari.app hang (2 minutes to complete
launch on a fast G5) in the [NSHost currentHost] call when you launch
them for the first time?
As this Cocoa API potentially deals with network related stuff, I
wonder if a bug would not have been introduced in a security update
for 10.3.9 as I've not seen this problem previously.
I don't believe we touched the NSHost code at all for any security
This indicates that getnameinfo is going off to talk to lookupd - what
does it look like lookupd is doing?
From what I experienced, this kind of slowdown can be caused by a DNS
being down, very busy or the DNS address being incorrectly set.
It looks strange from an user point of view that an application is
taking a long time to start for this reason (with no further
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