[vbox-dev] [PATCH] performance improvements for Solaris guest shared folders

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Tue Jan 18 01:45:16 PST 2011


On Sunday 16 January 2011 11:50:06 Life is hard, and then you die wrote:
> Attached are some patches to improve the performance of shared-folders
> in Solaris guests. Together they speed up things between 2 to 4 times:
> operations like untarring and deleting whole directory tree are
> typically 2 to 2.5 times faster, and when running builds that include
> things like building Solaris packages I see a speedup of 3 to almost 4.
> The bulk of the speedup comes from the second (file open) patch.
> These patches assume my previously sent patches have been applied.
> Licensed under MIT/public-domain.

Thank you very much for this code contribution! We will revise it a bit
later as our colleague which maintains this code is currently not

Kind regards,

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