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Re: Why is `find -name '*.txt'` much slower than '*.txt' on glusterfs?

From: Dale R. Worley
Subject: Re: Why is `find -name '*.txt'` much slower than '*.txt' on glusterfs?
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:04:26 -0500

Peng Yu <address@hidden> writes:
> There are ~7000 .txt files in a directory on glusterfs. Here are the run
> time of the following two commands. Does anybody know why the find command
> is much slower than *.txt? Is there a way to change the API that `find`
> uses to search files so that it can be more friendly to
> glusterfs?

It's a remarkable result, given that bash isn't likely to use a
interface/algorithm that's more sophisticated than find's.  One thing
I'd check is if there are any subdirectories present, or use -maxdepth
to ensure that find isn't looking at subdirectories.


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