[pacman-dev] delay writes a fsync

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 12 06:25:52 EDT 2009

Sebastian Nowicki wrote:
> On 12/03/2009, at 7:18 PM, Xavier wrote:
>> Otherwise, go go sqlite :)
> Wasn't there a (set of) patch(es) for a "packed" format for the 
> databases (tar-like, iirc)? From what I remember there was a 
> performance improvement.

There was talk about moving to a tar based back-end but I don't remember 
patches.  There was some patches for an sqlite backend but given we 
already need libarchive to extract the packages, a tar based backend 
makes more sense to me.


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