Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Bart Van Kerkhove <overige.vk@×××××××.be>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] portage performance
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 20:36:12
Message-Id: 49873.10.97.1.55.1086122022.squirrel@10.97.1.55
In Reply to: [gentoo-performance] portage performance by Jesse Guardiani
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esearch <packagename>

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> > Hello, > > First off, sorry if this isn't the right place! > I didn't see anything more appropriate though, except > perhaps Portage-dev, but I'm not a developer. > > I'm a FreeBSD user switching to Gentoo for my home > system. Linux 2.6 is a LOT more stable than any > FreeBSD 5.x-RELEASE kernels right now, and Linux > has much better support for Wine and such. > > One of the most obvious differences between FreeBSD > ports and Gentoo Portage is how LONG it takes to > search for ports/packages with Portage. > > I have 525 ports installed on my FreeBSD laptop right > now, and probably only half of that installed on the > Gentoo machine, but the gentoo machine crunches a lot > more doing a --search than the FreeBSD machine does > with a pkg_version -vs 'name'. > > And forget about --searchdesc! That takes ages! > > Is portage not hash indexed or something? > > -- > Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator > WingNET Internet Services, > P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605 > 423-559-LINK (v) 423-559-5145 (f) > http://www.wingnet.net > > > > -- > gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list > >
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