OT: Why planet gnome doesn't tell all the truth?
hongqn at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 13:07:54 CET 2006
Michal Kapalka wrote:
> 1. (as already pointed by someone else) Who runs "cat /a/large/file" so
> often that the difference between 1 sec and 4 sec is of any
> significance? (and who will be reading so much text from any terminal
> anyway? ;) IMHO, benchmarks should correspond to the user actions that
> are the most common.
For us gentoo users, a simply command such as "emerge firefox" will
produce *tens of thousands of lines* of output to the terminal.
Actually, from the log files, I know that the last execution of "emerge
xorg-x11" gave me 120785 lines of output!
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