[pacman-dev] Paralellising integrity checks

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 19 18:26:27 EST 2011

On 20/02/11 09:22, Tavian Barnes wrote:
> On 19 February 2011 18:08, Dan McGee<dpmcgee at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> 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:
>>>>> 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.
>> -Dan
> You mean git x264?  That's what I was looking at, I just meant that we
> wouldn't have to include that part in pacman, considering the rest of
> the code doesn't look like it would build on Windows anyway.

I'm fairly sure he meant git itself.


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