[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] RPMDB Performance

Florian Festi ffesti at redhat.com
Tue Aug 11 12:43:50 UTC 2009

> Very difficult to recover from a zero  byte RPMDB Packages file, i 
> think. Overall there is, as always, a tradeoff between performance and 
> integrity.
Even with this patch fsync is always called after writes to the  
Packages file (in opposite to adding "nofync" to the rpmdb configuration 
macro). So ending upwith an empty Packages file should really not happen.


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