[vbox-dev] [PATCH] Performance improvement of vboxsf

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Wed Aug 5 10:18:57 UTC 2015


On Friday 31 July 2015 15:28:18 Frank Mehnert wrote:
> Hi Tatuya
> 
> On Friday 31 July 2015 21:59:42 tatuya karino wrote:
> > I investigated cause of the low performance of the find command in the
> > shared folder on a Linux guest.
> > I created a patch that returns the correct d_type in
> > file_operations.iterator.
> > With this fix, `find /path/to/shared` gets significant performance
> > improvement.
> > I tested this code in a Windows 7 and Mac OS X Yosemite hosts.
> > 
> > This patch is provided under the MIT license.
> >
> > [...]
> 
> thank you for this contribution! We will verify the patch. I guess this
> optimization will mainly improve stat()-related applications (like 'find')
> but this optimization still makes a lot of sense.

applied a modified version in r57176.

Thanks again!

Frank
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