Re: Mercurial 0.3 vs git benchmarks

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 13:18:21 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:

And don't try to make me explain why the patchbomb has any IO time at all,
it should all have fit in the cache, but I think the writeback logic
kicked in.

The default log size on ext3 is quite small. Making the log larger probably would have helped.

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