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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Memory management for substantial programs written in garbage-collected languages is always tough.
The Darcs Revision Control System
Posted Nov 12, 2004 18:37 UTC (Fri) by larryr (guest, #4030)
I think the performance problems with darcs may be related to deriving metadata information at runtime rather than storing it explicitly in files or filenames; in other words the fundamental approach is resource intensive rather than the particular implementation.
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