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Re: BD-Uninstallable performance.


Am Dienstag, den 04.08.2009, 14:42 +0200 schrieb Stefano Zacchiroli:
> On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 09:45:17PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > I assume that most of the time is spent generating the fake source
> > file (in wanna-build), then feeding that to edos-builddebcheck
> > (perl) which uses add_sources (python) to transform it to a Packages
> > file. The actualy edos-debcheck run is not the bottle neck. This
> > should be easily verifiable by observing "ps -A".
> ACK, that's my feeling as well. Even though I've no access to the said
> machines, I seriously doubt edos-debcheck can take 10 minutes or so.

note that it’s run for each architecture, so even one minute would be a
tad too long.

> > If the edos-debcheck people could provide a version that has the
> > builddebcheck part implemented in ocaml, I’m sure things would be
> > considerably faster.
> Sure, but as I discussed it will be yet another ack, because currently
> edos-debcheck has no notion of sources. It can be done
> nevertheless. Still, before going that way, please check whether
> python-apt is installed or not.
> The add-sources.py wrapper uses python-debian which only recommends
> python-apt. If the latter is not installed however, Sources parsing
> happens in pure python instead of using libapt-pkg. That can be a
> serious difference in performances ...

ah, good call. I guess someone with access to that machine should check,
and then ask DSA to install libapt-pkg.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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