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Re: updatedb for very large filesystems

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 1:05 PM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> On 10/10/08 07:28, James Youngman wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>
>> wrote:
>>> 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 bug-gnulib@gnu.org mailing list.
> This thread?
> http://www.mail-archive.com/bug-gnulib@gnu.org/msg11327.html

That's the one.


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