creating size-limited tar files

Dave Angel d at davea.name
Wed Nov 14 17:10:47 CET 2012


On 11/14/2012 10:56 AM, andrea crotti wrote:
> Ok this is all very nice, but:
>
> [andrea at andreacrotti tar_baller]$ time python2 test_pipe.py > /dev/null
>
> real	0m21.215s
> user	0m0.750s
> sys	0m1.703s
>
> [andrea at andreacrotti tar_baller]$ time ls -lR /home/andrea | cat > /dev/null
>
> real	0m0.986s
> user	0m0.413s
> sys	0m0.600s
>
> <snip>
>
>
> So apparently it's way slower than using this system, is this normal?

I'm not sure how this timing relates to the thread, but what it mainly
shows is that starting up the Python interpreter takes quite a while,
compared to not starting it up.


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DaveA



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