[pacman-dev] delay writes a fsync
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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