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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Darkstar Development Project
On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 01:13:56PM -0400, mberglund wrote:
> Name:
> Darkstar - an integrated operating system based on the Linux kernel
> and a stable set of tools.
[...]
> Development:
> In addition, by maintaining the system in CVS we can offer much
> faster and convenient source updates than are currently available
> from other Linux-based systems currently available.

Err, "faster"? The following is the moral equiv of 4 kernel updates
which had nothing to do using BitKeeper instead of CVS. The local copy
was in San Francisco and the remote copy is Cort's machine in New Mexico
over a 384Kbits/sec link. All 4 updates in 5 seconds. Anyone have a
CVS tree they can try to get comparable numbers?

At the risk of being slashdot-ed, you can browse these trees with BK's
replacement for CVSweb at http://www.bitkeeper.com/bkweb

$ for i in *
> do (cd $i; echo === $i ===; time bk pull )
> done
=== linux_2_2 ===
Nothing to pull.
0.02user 0.02system 0:01.04elapsed 3%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 0maxresident)k
=== linux_2_3 ===
Nothing to pull.
0.07user 0.03system 0:01.15elapsed 8%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 0maxresident)k
=== linuxppc_2_2 ===
Nothing to pull.
0.02user 0.05system 0:01.20elapsed 5%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 0maxresident)k
=== linuxppc_2_3 ===
Nothing to pull.
0.09user 0.01system 0:01.60elapsed 6%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 0maxresident)k

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Larry McVoy lm@bitmover.com http://www.bitmover.com/lm
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