Subject: Re: Othersrc grep versus GNU grep
To: Chris Pinnock <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/09/2003 17:34:11
Chris Pinnock wrote:
> Off the top of my head, othersrc grep uses always tries to use mmap.            
> GNU grep will always use read unless you give it --mmap. 

Probably red herring then (i.e. the number of page faults
doesn't really mean it would be slower). Might be interesting
to compare GNU grep --map vs. your grep, if there is any difference.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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