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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Chris Torek <>
Cc: Neeraj Singh <>,
	Jeff Hostetler <>,
	Git List <>,
	"Neeraj K. Singh" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] read-cache: make the index write buffer size 128K
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:16:42 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqeeh4wrad.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Chris Torek's message of "Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:58:36 -0800")

Chris Torek <> writes:

> Linux/BSD/etc `stat` system calls report st_blksize values to tell
> user code the optimal size for read and write calls.  Does Windows
> have one?  (It's not POSIX but is XSI.)
> (How *well* the OS reports `st_blksize` is another question
> entirely, but at least if the report says, say, 128k, and that's
> wrong, that's no longer Git's fault. :-) )
> ...
> 128K is correct for ZFS; 64K is typically correct for UFS2; 8K is
> the old UFS1 size.  Anything under that has been too small for
> a long time. :-)

That's rather tempting.  After opening a locked index to write
things out, the value is a single fstat() away...

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-25  7:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-18  2:48 [PATCH] read-cache: make the index write buffer size 128K Neeraj K. Singh via GitGitGadget
2021-02-19 19:12 ` Jeff Hostetler
2021-02-20  3:28   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-20  7:56     ` Neeraj Singh
2021-02-21 12:51       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-24 20:56         ` Neeraj Singh
2021-02-25  5:41           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-25  6:58             ` Chris Torek
2021-02-25  7:16               ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-02-25  7:36                 ` Neeraj Singh
2021-02-25  7:57                   ` Chris Torek

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