[pacman-dev] delay writes a fsync
sebnow at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 09:23:19 EDT 2009
On 12/03/2009, at 7:25 PM, Allan McRae wrote:
> 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.
I was referring to the packed format, which is yet another backed.
Not sure what actually happened with it. Anyway, back on topic ;).
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