cvs commit: src/usr.bin/tar Makefile bsdtar.1 bsdtar.c bsdtar.h bsdtar_platform.h matching.c read.c util.c write.c

Tim Kientzle tim at
Wed Apr 7 10:49:56 PDT 2004

Brian F. Feldman wrote:
> Tim Kientzle <tim at> wrote:
> Oh, I was only implementing it inside the libarchive default routines 
> because it was easy.  I also think that if this is done to speed up tar, it 
> should be done in tar and not libarchive.  What are you using to benchmark?  
> I'm interested in seeing what happens with a worker thread/with a larger 
> decompression buffer/etc.

I think I was just using:

bsdtar -cvjf /dev/null /usr

for compression benchmarking.  For decompression benchmarking,
something like

bsdtar -tf archive.tbz >/dev/null

should suffice.

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