[fpc-devel] First benchmark of Abbrevia 4.0

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Mar 29 12:29:47 CEST 2005

On Sun, 27 Mar 2005, DrDiettrich wrote:

> A friend of mine just has tested my archiver, with the following results
> for an TAR with a million of files:
> PowerArchiver: 530 minutes.
> My Unarch: 160 minutes.

Huh ? 
Who creates archives with million of files ?
Who creates a million of files in the first place ?!

> I hope to get the original .tgz archive soon, in order to test it with
> GNU gzip and tar as well. The time may decrease again when the log is
> redirected into an file...

It should, definitely if the test was run on Windows;

> Currently I'm implementing a ZIP module, as the last proof-of-concept
> for the extractors. This is a very hard job, because half of all
> Abbrevia modules are involved and have to be updated. Then comes the
> final step, the creation of new archives.

If you need testers, I'm always prepared to help.


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