[Dirvish] dirvish-runall patch for parallel processing

ml-it-dirvish at epigenomics.com ml-it-dirvish at epigenomics.com
Fri Aug 5 01:12:38 PDT 2005


I just subscribed to the mailing list but we are using dirvish now for
over a year. We have quite a number of vaults, so I like dirvish-runall
to do parallel processing.

This is a simple patch to dirvish-runall that just runs the "real"
command in the background. It works for me.

--- dirvish-runall.orig 2005-08-05 09:05:32.000000000 +0200
+++ dirvish-runall      2005-08-05 09:05:47.000000000 +0200
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@
                or printf "%s %s\n", strftime('%H:%M:%S', localtime),
        $$Options{'no-run'} and next;
-       $status = system($cmd);
+       $status = system($cmd . " &");
        $status < 0 || $status / 256 and ++$errors;


This may put a little load on the backup server's filesystem, but I
think it's worth it as it decreases the time for the backup window

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