Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Azi <azi15@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] portage performance
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 00:17:13
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-performance] portage performance by Bart Van Kerkhove
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) >> >> >> >> >>-- >>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. > > ------ -- gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list