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From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@britannica.bec.de>
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Subject: Re: To be a new DFly commiter
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2007 16:10:15 +0100
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On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 09:39:15AM +0100, Michel Talon wrote:
> But i am told that this perl solution runs faster than the old pkg_tools of
> J. Hubbard which says a lot about what is really important to get good
> stuff.

No, it says nothing. Tim Kientzle already showed ages ago that due to
the extract+copy at least half of the time is spent due to IO load.
Avoiding that is on the short term list for pkg_install, another feature
were I want to meet the new pkg_install in the middle.


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