[pacman-dev] Paralellising integrity checks

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sat Feb 19 18:08:25 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Tavian Barnes
<tavianator at tavianator.com> wrote:
> On 19 February 2011 06:28, Nezmer <git at nezmer.info> wrote:
>> Actually, The sysconf() method  works at least in FreeBSD and the man page
>> says the sysconf interface is defined by POSIX.1
> The sysconf() interface is specified by POSIX.1, but
> _SC_NPROCESSORS_ONLN is a non-standard extension.
>>> You can look at how x264 guys implemented this. Check out
>>> x264_cpu_num_processors() in common/cpu.c in their source tree.
> Seems to be basically a more platform-complete version of what I'm
> doing here [1].  But yeah, we'd need something like that if pacman is
> supposed to run on everything unix-based.  I don't imagine we care
> much about Windows compatibility :)

Take a look at git; it has plenty of code that has been tested for
doing this and it works just fine on Windows.


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