bad news for bsdtar..

Alfred Perlstein alfred at
Sat Apr 24 01:59:13 PDT 2004

* Julian Elischer <julian at> [040423 12:21] wrote:
> done on a small subdirectory of our data...
> (only accounts starting with 849xxx)
> total data as reported by 'du': 9394486 KB  (9GB)
> (note du takes links into account and doesn't count the same data twice)
> number of files with > 1 link: 

Have you guys thought of using aio or at least another process
to parallelize IO?  (One to read files, and one to write out the

Actually with our kernel threads in 5 you could just use those
to speed IO.


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