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Re: tytso's readdir speedup patch - adoptable?



Hi,

On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 03:20:13PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:

> I don't remember the result of ext2 before patching, it was about 1.45s
> IIRC.  You see, ext3 is the looser and needs about 10000 percent more
> CPU time.  I looked at the similar routines in ext3 code and it may be
> optimised too, but I am not familiar with the code so I don't want to
> start experimenting on the kernel. The ext2 patch is attached.

Yep, I know.  Ted is sitting opposite me as we speak, in fact. :-)

The ext2 patch he posted is broken, and ext3 doesn't use the page
cache so it can't use precisely the same patch, but yes, I'll add a
version of this into ext3.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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