[darcs-users] [patch72] resolve issue1624 break global cache up into subdirectories

Luca Molteni volothamp at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 17:43:27 UTC 2010

Hi to all,

I'm very sorry, but this week I really can't work on this, I'm a
little busy at work.



2010/1/10 Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net>:
> Hi Luca,
> Looks like there may be a two-liner ahead for you to work on if you
> have some time.  Do you think you might be able to work on this,
> hopefully soonish as the next freeze is Thurdsay?
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 00:06:05 +0000, Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
>> >At the very least darcs optimize (or a new darcs optimize --cache,
>> >even) should be setup to convert caches to subdirectory caches.
>> I think both these suggestions make sense. The one issue with the
>> fallback is that it might be slow, but I'd hope that where the main
>> directory was nearly empty it would be fine.
> How about we do the simplest thing first and see how that turns out?
> I suggest we implement fallback-and-move (if you see a non-subdirectory
> cache file, pop it into the right place and also return it), and then
> informally benchmark with a large cache.
> Rah, rah! A bit too eager to see what breaking up the cache does :-)
> --
> Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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