Re: Load on master.
On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Jules Bean wrote:
> This would presumably be lessened if master had (or had access to) a
> database of all current packages (which would be kept up-to-date by
Something like that has been mentioned before..
> Is this an interesting project? Is anyone else interested? This would
> presumably tie-in with a future replacement of dpkg's local text files
> with a more efficient format. Ian, Klee, did you have anything in
> particular in mind as the way forward there?
Erm, this issue is basically completely orthogonal to dpkg's local text
files, perhaps a similar scheme could be used but dpkg's database has much
stricter requirements than the archive scripts would.
> I'm thinking in terms of a pgsql based relational structure here...
You want to put something on the order of 60 meg of data in a sql data
base? Bleck. The idea here is to gain speed - lots of speed.