cvs commit: src/tools/regression/bin/mv regress.sh
Pawel Jakub Dawidek
pjd at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 28 10:07:39 UTC 2008
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 08:19:10AM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> >>> FreeBSD src repository
> >>> Modified files:
> >>> tools/regression/bin/mv regress.sh
> >>> Log:
> >>> Add more tests. All rename(2)-based tests now succeed.
> >>> The performance of the cross-device equivalents is under investigation.
> >I was thinking about adding two options to cp(1) (-1 and -2) to give
> >cp(1) a hint if the copy is done inside one disk or between separate
> Will anyone ever use such a flag? I'm skeptical.
I would... sometimes:) That's probably why I never did it.
> If there were a way to determine this programmatically,
> it would be a big win. You'd need to look at the first
> file copied to determine if the destination was on the
> same (physical) disk or not.
This is how I started to think about that, but this is not possible.
Moreover you may still want to use -2 option even if this looks like one
physical disk, but it represents a RAID5 array.
Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheel.pl
pjd at FreeBSD.org http://www.FreeBSD.org
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