[Xapian-discuss] Flint Backend

Arjen van der Meijden acmmailing at tweakers.net
Thu Jun 30 21:52:40 BST 2005

On 27-6-2005 0:45, Olly Betts wrote:
> OK, so comparing against the non-zlib, we're a bit better for postlist,
> and a bit worse for record/termlist/value.  I suspect that's mostly
> down to the longer keys, which will be resolved when I replace the Btree
> manager (I'm going to make the key compare a virtual function which can
> be different for each table, rather than having to encode the keys in
> such a way that the byte contents compare in the desired order).

Btw, do you have any idea when you'll be able to do this? If its a 
matter of days or a few weeks, I'll hold of a conversion from our 
quartz-database to flint for the time being. Otherwise I'll probably 
convert our database somewhere next week since the current flint 
implementation seems to perform very well. (Unless there are stability 

Best regards,


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