Shirt Pocket Discussions  
    Home netTunes launchTunes SuperDuper! Buy Now Support Discussions About Shirt Pocket    

Go Back   Shirt Pocket Discussions > SuperDuper! > General

 
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #3  
Old 12-13-2005, 12:49 PM
xochi xochi is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 24
If you want to try to reproduce it, do this:

1. Do a backup.
2. Find a Mail folder with 5000+ messages. Rename it in Mail.
3. Do another backup, using the "Smart Copy" option.

My issue here is that in this particular case, when the performance drops off to nearly zero, it makes "Smart Copy" actually slower than the regular dumb copy.

You say that the fact that the files are in a folder is irrelevant. If this is true, then you must be tracking the files by some other id. I'm wondering if perhaps the slowdown is when you have two files that have the same ID (i.e. they are the same file object) but they have different paths (because some joker like me renamed the enclosing folder). Maybe you can have your programmer check this particular case to see if there is some inefficiency?

My impression is that in this case, SuperDuper suddenly goes from being disk-bound to CPU-bound, and performance suffers as a result.
Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SuperDuper! Erasing Audio Files? Emerson General 3 06-22-2005 01:41 PM
Some unchanged files keep being copied d2hamilton General 18 05-07-2005 06:09 PM
backing up specific files and folders winni2 General 1 05-04-2005 08:41 AM
How do I back up to a volume that has files on it? dnanian Frequently Asked Questions 0 05-02-2004 01:33 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.