RE: Large File support and blocks.

From: Mark Hahn (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 20:20:08 EST

> And the below is what percentage of time doing disk i/o?

but most file operations don't do physical IO.

> > it again! It doesn't scale well. The long long code is nearly 10 times
> > slower! You can do `gcc -S -o xxx name.c` and see why.

it's silly to talk about unoptimized code. and to spuriously inflate
the memory traffic in this femto-benchmark. measured sanely, optimized
with 2.95.2 on a celeron/450, long long costs ~2-3x as much.

regards, mark hahn.

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