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Re: Proposed F13 feature: drop separate updates repository



On 12/02/2009 09:12 PM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Seth Vidal wrote:
>> If you're looking for perfect division, sure - but the reality is this:
>>
>> 19K items in a single dir and ext3 and nfs and many many other things crap
>> themselves returning that list.
>>
>> If you make 36 subdirs (26+10) performance gets DRAMATICALLY better for
>> producing the same list of files.
> 
> The problem is, a few of those starting letters still correspond to A LOT of 
> packages, e.g. p* matches perl-*, python-* and php-* and that's a lot of 
> stuff (especially Perl and Python). And adding python3-* (and perl6-*, or 
> are we going to use the rakudo-* namespace there?) won't make it any less.

Even still, separating "p" out to a subdirectory means that subdirectory
has an order of magnitude fewer files than the previous way. That's a
really big difference.

-- 
        Peter

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
		-- Einstein


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