[Haskell-cafe] How to optimize a directory scanning?
magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com
Fri May 10 02:17:27 UTC 2019
Yes, I do. But binding might not be the top priority since I'd like to
leave logic in Haskell.
Tried the dir checking, could not see major differences.
On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 10:13 AM Vanessa McHale <vanessa.mchale at iohk.io> wrote:
> Would you happen to have the Rust/C code available?
> One option is to simply using the C code and bind to it.
> The one thing that stands out to me in your code is that you call
> as well as
> when you could determine whether it exists with
> and then determine whether it's a directory by checking the result of getFileStatus
> Vanessa McHale
> On 5/9/19 9:00 PM, Magicloud Magiclouds wrote:
> I have asked this in Stackoverflow without getting an answer.
> Wondering if people here could have some thoughts.
> I have a function reading the content of /proc every second.
> Surprisingly, its CPU usage in top is around 5%, peak at 8%. But same
> logic in C or Rust just takes like 1% or 2%. Wondering if this can be
> improved. /proc is virtual filesystem, so this is not related to HDD
> performance. And I noticed this difference because my CPU is too old
> (Core Gen2). On modern CPU, as tested by others, the difference is
> barely noticeable.
> import Control.Exception
> import Control.Concurrent
> import Control.Monad
> import Data.Char
> import Data.Maybe
> import System.Directory
> import System.FilePath
> import System.Posix.Files
> import System.Posix.Signals
> import System.Posix.Types
> import System.Posix.User
> import System.IO.Strict as Strict
> watch u limit0s limit0h = do
> listDirectory "/proc/" >>= mapM_ (\fp -> do
> isMyPid' <- maybe False id <$> wrap2Maybe (isMyPid fp u)
> wrap2Maybe (Strict.readFile ("/proc/" </> fp </> "stat")))
> threadDelay 1000000
> watch u limit0s limit0h
> wrap2Maybe :: IO a -> IO (Maybe a)
> wrap2Maybe f = catch ((<$>) Just $! f) (\(_ :: IOException) ->
> return Nothing)
> isMyPid :: FilePath -> UserID -> IO Bool
> isMyPid fp me = do
> let areDigit = fp >= "0" && fp <= "9"
> isDir <- doesDirectoryExist $ "/proc/" </> fp
> owner <- fileOwner <$> getFileStatus ("/proc" </> fp)
> return $ areDigit && isDir && (owner == me)
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