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Re: Benchmark

To: Linux XFS Mailing List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Benchmark
From: Federico Sevilla III <jijo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 18:21:31 +0800 (PHT)
In-reply-to: <989540813.3070.4.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 10 May 2001 at 17:26, Florin Andrei wrote:
> I saw that XFS is slow when erasing huge file trees (for ex.: when
> emptying a Squid cache :-) ). Why is it so? I'm not saying it's a bug,
> i'm just asking why...

I'm not an expert on XFS, but I do recall someone on the list posting a
message recently saying that it had something to do with the fact that XFS
does synchronous file deletions, hence the speed issue.

 --> Jijo

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