Re: updatedb for very large filesystems
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 1:05 PM, Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 10/10/08 07:28, James Youngman wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> how do you actually optimize disk head movement?
>> Essentially by modifying fts() to pay attention to struct dirent.d_ino
>> and hoping that the inode number either has some relation to the disk
>> location, or that the difference between the average and worst case of
>> stat ordering is small. For details, see the archives of recent
>> discussions on the email@example.com mailing list.
> This thread?
That's the one.