udev performance

Jakub Jelinek jakub at redhat.com
Wed Sep 12 09:13:57 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 10:57:16AM +0200, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> udev linked with libmodprobe.so, reading the config only once and having 
> the above search tables in memory, would be the fastest solution.

No.  If they are just read, rather than preparing hash table for
modules.dep and search tree for modules.alias, then you just avoid
the cost of reading it many times, but still spend the significant
time parsing the data to find what you are looking for.


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