findutils support in 1.7.0

Lev Bishop
Mon Apr 28 15:05:00 GMT 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

>  However, it's still strange that the path length (number of subdirs?)
>  goes quadratic into the timing behaviour of a core OS routine to access
>  a file.  The potential regression function evaluated by OpenOffice Calc
>  is
>             5/3
>   pathlength
>   ------------- usecs
>       100
>  and it appears to be a bit forgiving.

Using your "spreadsheet" from above, I get a very good fit using pure quadratic:
0.000558 pathlength^2 usec
the residuals are ~100 usec and appear random.


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