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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-portage-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>, gentoo-dev@l.g.o, Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 21:45:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/ by Mike Frysinger
On 11/26/2011 08:19 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Saturday 26 November 2011 07:50:27 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: >> On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote: >>> On 26-11-2011 16:56:41 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: >>>> [...] Besides, sorting even 30,000 >>>> entries (if you're merging every ebuild in portage) should not take >>>> more than a few secs. >>> >>> A linux kernel has around that much of files, and I really wonder if >>> it's worth waiting a couple of seconds (probably more on sparc and arm >>> systems) just because then the files are in sorted order. >> >> I'm not sure the two are really comparable. However, looking at a >> simple string sort on 30,000 strings, I don't see it taking a >> significant amount of time at all: > > sure, it's probably not significantly higher, but i also can't see any point in > sorting the entries. we've been doing fine so far in the 10+ years of it being > unsorted. so unless Arfrever has a compelling reason, time to revert. > -mike
Okay, reverted:;a=commit;h=7c5b170d47ab054bc3f8a7778dd3f8139c1239c6 -- Thanks, Zac