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SubjectRe: [BENCHMARK] ext3, reiser, jfs, xfs effect on contest
Dave Jones wrote:

>On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 07:40:22PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote:
> > >> Try running with the -E option for gcc, it might be less CPU intensive,
> > >> and thus a better FS benchmark.
> > >> What do you think?
> > >It's hardly a realistic real-world benchmark if you start nobbling
> > >bits of it though. Not reading the preprocessed output is sure
> > >to bump the benchmark points on an fs optimised for lots of small
> > >writes.
> > Sigh. The alternative is to strace the compile, write a perl scipt or
> > something to get just the FS related calls out of it, and then create a
> > program with just the FS related calls. gcc -E sounds easier to me.;-)
>It still seems like perverting a benchmark to turn it into dbench to me.
> Dave
Easier is not always correct.;-) We need better benchmarks in our
field, sigh.... and correct ones are really a lot of work....


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