[erlang-questions] Some notes on making a random erlang program (egitd) faster

Tony Rogvall <>
Sat Feb 12 10:29:27 CET 2011


Nice reading. If you need money, may be you should consider sell your services.

with a site name like: save-crashed-projects.com



On 12 feb 2011, at 04.21, Andrew Thompson wrote:

> Just for something to do this week, I decided to pick a random erlang
> project that was a failure due to its speed and see if I could make it
> fast enough to compete. I picked egitd (the erlang git daemon that
> github wrote) because it was a fairly public failure. It took me ~4
> hours from first grabbing the code to get its performance very close to
> git-daemon. I also removed ~1500 LOC along the way.
> Here's the in-depth notes on what I did, as a series of blog articles:
> http://andrew.hijacked.us/by_keyword/328/egit
> Hopefully someone will find this useful and/or won't blame the failure
> of egitd on erlang.
> Andrew
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