Last call for 2.4.3 problems

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jan 17 17:51:17 UTC 2006

Ulrich Schmid <schmid at> writes:
> on 13/1/06 20:02 Russ Allbery wrote:

>> I'm not at all sure that my messages are going through, and I seem to
>> only be getting mail from the list intermittantly.  But let's see if
>> this makes it through.

>> I've been running 2.4.3 for a while on one of my systems, and it seems
>> generally okay.  I'm therefore planning on making the release official.
>> Has anyone else run into any problems?  (I'll respond to Jeff's message
>> in just a moment.)

> I observed a significant performance loss with 2.4.3 compared to 2.4.1.
> Trying 2.4.2 I saw the same problem.  Obviously this is caused by
> history functions (history sync/write etc), since they take longer and
> history disk I/O increased.

Huh, that's surprising, particularly since there are various performance
fixes in 2.4.3 (although I think they're mostly with CNFS).  I can't think
of what would have changed in the history code between 2.4.3 and 2.4.1 to
have caused that....

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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