Sven Brauch mail at
Sat Apr 7 09:14:20 UTC 2018

On 04/07/18 10:33, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Anyway: normally I'm all for database approaches that use the
> filesystem but I can't help but wonder in this case if it wouldn't be
> more efficient to store this information via one of the lightweight
> database libraries that have been appearing (leveldb, lmdb). Would
> that make sense here?

I think Milian investigated this once and concluded that no database on
the market can do the lookups we need to do in an efficient-enough
manner. Also, this is a huge amount of work to change.

That said, if there is a solution with the same or superior performance
and somebody is willing to do the porting, I'm all for it ...


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