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Re: Support for BDB in RPM's

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_panoptico.reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2005-04-25 20:03:36 CEST

>>
>> I don't know... I'm not sold on FSF yet. RHEL3 does not support
>> "dir_index" ext2/3 feature. This means directory access is *linear*.
>> And FSFS means having thousands of files...
>
>
> Hmmmm, I've been using FSFS on WBEL3 on a 13.5GB repository on Linux
> and not noticed any particular slowdowns, we've got 10687 revisions so
> far.
>
> In fact, the Linux copy is about 4 - 5 times faster than than the same
> thing on Window 2000 server.
>
> But of course this is just one data point, your mileage may vary.
>
> If we can figure out a way to easily shoe-horn in the BDB 4.2.52 to
> RHEL3 without messing things up then I'm all ears.
>
> If people are willing to live with the problems then I could create
> another rhel-3-bdb-4.2.52 build and take it back to like it was or
> something.
>
> Let me know what you think the best options are.

Perhaps my FSFS fears are not justified. I may well end up using it.
Your repository is bigger than mine and you say you don't see any
difference...

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