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kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Sep 16 12:24:40 PDT 2006
On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 10:14:21AM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> >>>>Remove vestiges of GNU tar.
> >>>gtar is still much faster than bsdtar...oh well.
> >>What makes gtar so much faster than bsdtar?
> >I don't know, tkientzle told me once he'd try to look at it, but I
> >don't think anything came of it.
> bsdtar doesn't overlap I/O and (de)compression.
> In some cases, this makes gtar faster.
My tests were on an uncompressed tarball, so I don't think that's the
> I still intend to experiment with async I/O and/or
> mmap to see if that addresses the difference.
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