[darcs-users] [patch72] resolve issue1624 break global cache up into subdirectories
me at worldmaker.net
Sat Jan 9 20:58:07 UTC 2010
On 1/9/2010 15:37, Reinier Lamers wrote:
> Hello Luca,
> Op woensdag 23 december 2009 12:00 schreef je:
>> Have you already applied this? I may have found a bug on it.
> I considered applying it tonight, but it raised some more questions on IRC:
> [21:26]<Heffalump> it effectively throws away the existing cache, right?
> [21:26] * Heffalump is a bit dubious about that
> [21:27]<kowey> dubious about that being a good idea?
> [21:31]<tux_rocker> would restructuring the cache be much faster than just
> rebuilding it?
> [21:32]<idnar> doesn't throwing the cache away potentially lose data?
I agree with these concerns. Shouldn't it be relatively simple to throw
in a fallback to check for non-subdirectory cache files?
At the very least darcs optimize (or a new darcs optimize --cache, even)
should be setup to convert caches to subdirectory caches.
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