Re: Mercurial 0.3 vs git benchmarks
From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 15:39:53 EST
Thomas Glanzmann wrote:
Directory hashing slows down operations that do linear sweeps through
the filesystem reading every single file, simply because without
dir_index, there is likely to be a correlation between inode order and
directory order, whereas with dir_index, readdir() returns entries in
thank you for the awareness training. Than mutt should be slower, too.
Maybe I should repeat that tests.
Only if you read every single file in each directory every time. I
thought mutt did header indexing and thus didn't need to do that.
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