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Re: Speed up xfsdump ? - threading

To: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Speed up xfsdump ? - threading
From: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 16:33:07 +1000
Cc: Bill Kendall <wkendall@xxxxxxx>, Nicolas Kowalski <Nicolas.Kowalski@xxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Hi Andi,

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 09:06:32AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx> writes:
> > is not needed.
> > Unfortunately AFAIK, the threaded part of xfsdump on Linux is
> > not there (it is on IRIX with sprocs).
> 
> I remember looking at the code some time ago. It shouldn't
> be that hard to port to pthreads shouldn't it? 
> 
> Any specific reason that hasn't been done yet? 
> 
Sorry, I never looked into it and the person who did look into 
the work/issues involved, at the time we did the port, is on holiday.
Since the port I believe it's been revisited but I'm not working
on dump anymore, so I can't say :)
(Sorry for the non-answer;-)

--Tim


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