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Re: [Bug-tar] [Fwd: Bug#543913: "tar tf" uses read() instead of lseek(),
Re: [Bug-tar] [Fwd: Bug#543913: "tar tf" uses read() instead of lseek(), making it slow]
Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:29:04 +0300
Bdale Garbee <address@hidden> ha escrit:
> A user of our Debian packages of tar points out that it might be more
> efficient to use lseek() in some circumstances, particularly for
> archives containing a small number of large files.
The --seek (-n) command line option instructs tar to use lseeks
instead of reads. Use it.