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Re: Why is checksumming so much slower on a sparc64?

  Ahh, thanks, that may be it.  I believe I'm running a HEAD on the i386, and a 
pkgsrc-2012Q3 on the sparc64.

  Thanks much!

             - Chris

On Oct 24, 2012, at 20:53 , Julio Merino <> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:50 PM, Chris Ross 
> <> wrote:
>>  I have two netbsd-6 machines, running nearly the same code.  One is an i386 
>> with 2.8ghz-ish processor(s), and one is an UltraSPARC-IIIi with a pair of 
>> 1.5 ghz processors.
>>  When trying to build vim from pkgsrc, the checksum checks on all of the 
>> 600+ files for the i386 takes a second or two.  Where as, each of the pair 
>> of checksums seems to take more than a second.  I *think*, inferring from 
>> the output rate, that the SHA1 is fast, and the RMD160 is what's taking more 
>> than a second for each file.
>>  Why is this?  This can't be an insurmountable issue, can it?
> Is your pkgsrc tree up-to-date?  Otherwise the lack of this change may
> explain it:
> -- 
> Julio Merino / @jmmv

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