filelist caching optimization proposal

Edwin Eefting edwin at
Mon May 23 14:46:25 GMT 2005

On Monday 23 May 2005 16:29, Carson Gaspar wrote:
> --On Monday, May 23, 2005 03:24:07 PM +0200 Edwin Eefting <edwin at>
> wrote:
> > My idea is to create a patch for something like a --cache option that
> > will use  a cached version of the filelist: This way instead of creating
> > the filelist  every time (100.000's of system calls, diskaccesses), we
> > can now load the  filelist in one instance. This is even more usefull for
> > rsync-servers, that  are usually read-only. (like the gentoo mirrors or
> > which always  has a +100 load it seems ;)
> You should take a look at how sup/cvsup behave before diving in, as they do
> something similar.

Hmm..maybe gentoo should use this instead of rsyncing. i'll look into it..

> --
> Carson

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