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Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...> wrote:
> > > This works because there are two decoupled processes, shared memory
> > between
> > > them and the fact that star reads names from directories in one big
> > chunk.
> > >
> > Honestly, that's news to me. Which package has star?
> eix -e star
To help star to buffer, give star a large fifo size that is up to haslf of the
RAM in your machine, e.g. fs=1000m
To make sure that star gives fast file creation (unpacking of archives) on
filesystems that do not support fast verified transactions, you need to make
star as "insecure" as other software to get comparable results, so add:
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