Is it more CPU-efficient to read/write config file or read/write sqlite database?

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Dec 16 00:50:16 CET 2013

On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Cameron Simpson <cs at> wrote:
>   + traditionally, sqlite is extreme fsync() happy; forces a disc
>     level flush on each commit - extremely slow on busy databases,
>     not to mention hard of drives

I'd say that's correct behaviour. A commit should be sync'd to disk.
If you don't want it to go to the disk yet, don't commit yet!


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