[Bug 1584299] Re: please support parallel operation
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Sun May 22 17:41:26 UTC 2016
Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
** Changed in: apt (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Confirmed
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please support parallel operation
Status in apt package in Ubuntu:
Status in dpkg package in Ubuntu:
Hello, please consider supporting multiple package install processes
simultaneously, similar to make's -j command line option.
Computers are getting more processors rather than faster processors at
this point, and this trend is likely to continue.
When doing package builds on my computer I notice that during the
package installs, my CPU rarely goes above 3% utilization because only
a single core is in use. iostat -dmx 1 reported mostly 4-45% disk
utilization, with a mode around 25%. This machine is mostly idle for
most of a package build, because apt and dpkg are essentially single-
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