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Re: latest cygcheck -c is expensive

On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 05:05:22PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 04:32:04PM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> >I see a minor speed up (now) -- 1:24 versus 1:18.  Note this is on my
> >laptop.  Maybe the disk subsystem is so slow as to dominate the
> >throughput?
> In that case, loading gzip.exe once for every package file should have
> shown a substantial penalty.

Due to NT's file system cache, I don't believe the above to be an issue.
I actually have to "flush the cache" between cygcheck runs, otherwise
subsequent runs are *much* faster:

    $ time cygcheck -c >/dev/null

    real    0m9.683s
    user    0m0.010s
    sys     0m0.020s

Of course, the latest version has eliminated the cost of forking gzip
once for every package file.

> Maybe you have fewer packages loaded than I do?

I don't know.  I have the following:

    $ cygcheck -c | wc -l


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