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Re: [PATCH] sort: parallel external sort implementation

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sort: parallel external sort implementation
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2010 13:32:58 +0000 (UTC)
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Pádraig Brady <P <at> draigBrady.com> writes:
> On 04/03/10 06:01, Joey Degges wrote:
> > diff --git a/src/sort.c b/src/sort.c
> > +      --threads=N           use no more than N threads to improve
> Threads is a bit of an implementation detail?
> Perhaps it would be better to use --parallel so one
> could move to multiprocess in future if desired?

--jobs is already used by make, so why not reuse that, if you decide to go with
a command-line argument?  That's pretty neutral in terms of how the parallelism
is implemented internally, too.


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