ronan at rjp.ie
Fri Aug 4 00:23:40 UTC 2023
Seems like there was an effort a while back to make use of POSIX_FADV_DONTNEED
on linux . Though the linux patches landed, apparently the rsync ones never
Over a decade later we live in a different world. Linux is using the new-ish
MGLRU on many distros, and (~6.3+) even has support for POSIX_FADV_NOREUSE ,
which was dismissed in prior discussions for lack of support.
Maybe it's time to re-evaluate the utility of posix_fadvise in rsync?
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