[PATCH RFC] faster dirstate walks

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Thu Aug 25 16:35:50 CDT 2005


On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 15:50 -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:

> If you have a directory with a huge (order tens or hundreds of
> thousands of files) and a cold cache, sorting by inode number will
> make a very noticeable difference.

This is moot for our purposes, as we can't get the inode number from
Python without writing a non-portable C extension.  In a typical source
tree, this will not be an issue in any case.

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