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To: gentoo-performance@g.o
From: Azi <azi15@...>
Subject: Re: portage performance
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 09:17:11 -0500
Bart Van Kerkhove wrote:

>Try emerging esearch
>
>emerge esearch
>eupdatedb
>esearch <packagename>
>
>FrostFire
>
>  
>
>>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
>>
>>
>>    
>>
>here's a little tip for you guys wanting to speed up portage. I found it in the forums, and it works like a charm.
>  
>
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=153921&highlight=psyco
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-- Jesse Guardiani
Re: portage performance
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