Performance regression, 2.2.3/recent?
gnupg-users at spodhuis.org
Mon Dec 4 01:31:30 CET 2017
On 2017-12-03 at 12:19 +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Dec 2017 02:20, gnupg-users at spodhuis.org said:
> > Anyone else seeing major slowdowns with keyring dumping in recent GnuPG
> > on Linux?
> By recent do you mean 2.2.3 or a Git version (2.2 branch or master)?
The dump on Linux finally finished; zsh reports:
1591.65s user 2111.87s system 99% cpu 1:01:45.97 total
Just over an hour, for something which was already slow at 27 seconds on
macOS. System was never short on RAM. It is a smallish Atom computer,
2GiB RAM, two-core Atom(TM) CPU D2500.
If I reinstall an older version:
apt install optgnupg-gnupg=2.1.23-pdp1
time gpg --with-colons --with-fingerprint --with-subkey-fingerprint --with-secret --list-keys >foo3
301.22s user 257.94s system 99% cpu 9:22.54 total
GnuPG 2.1.23: 9mins 22s
GnuPG 2.2.3 : 61mins 45s
At this point, I really have no idea what is a good path to investigate
where this time is being spent. It's a 236M .kbx which I'm willing to
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