Re: Mercurial 0.3 vs git benchmarks
From: Florian Weimer
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 15:49:18 EST
* H. Peter Anvin:
> 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.
There was a patch for Mutt which implemented header indexing, but it
was buggy and had to be removed (from Debian). After that, directory
sorting (actually, it's a merge sort 8-) practically became mandatory
on ext3 with directory hashing.
I think that in the meantime, the has been integrated into upstream
CVS (I don't know if it's been released as a developer snapshot,
though). The header indexing patch may have been revived for Debian,
I think it was fixed recently.
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