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    SubjectRe: /proc reliability & performance
    On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 20:07, Albert Cahalan wrote:
    >> I created a process with 360 thousand threads,
    >> went into the /proc/*/task directory, and did
    >> a simple /bin/ls. It took over 9 minutes on a
    >> nice fast Opteron.

    On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 01:40:03AM -0600, Zan Lynx wrote:
    > Did you try using find instead of ls? ls loads all entries and then
    > sorts them, so it can create an alphabetical display.
    > Try using find. It will not take quite so long.

    GNU ls has a -U flag that should come in handy.

    -- wli
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