[haiku-development] Re: Q: Modifying InstallSourceArchive behavior

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 13:06:53 +0200

On 2010-04-27 at 12:34:54 [+0200], Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > Do we already have estimates what the sources will weigh altogether?
> > If it
> > isn't way beyond the 700 MB mark, we could get away with kicking some
> > stuff
> > off the image. Also, switching to 1 KB BFS block size could save some
> > MB.
> 
> But this would hurt performance even more for a CD without the IOCache.

Even then, if my assumption is correct that for most files all attributes 
would fit even in the small data section of 1 KB blocks, there'll be no 
performance difference in those cases. Due to the greater data density we 
might even reduce seeking overhead.

CU, Ingo

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