Re: Slow package database
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > Indeed it accounts for some part of the problem; after I cloned and
> > replaced my /var/lib/dpkg/info tree with the copy, the figure dropped
> > from 22 seconds to 15 seconds.
> It's not that. It's /var/lib/dpkg/available.
Err, I timed before and after the change and resetted the caches before
each test; I copied /var/lib/dpkg/info with "cp -a" and saw the
difference mentionned above after the copy. How would
/var/lib/dpkg/available be of any significance in my scenario?