Re: [htdig] nicing sort

Subject: Re: [htdig] nicing sort
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Mon Dec 13 1999 - 10:04:12 PST

According to Geoff Hutchison:
> On Sun, 12 Dec 1999, Nathaniel Irons wrote:
> > Is there any way to ask htdig to call sort with a 'nice' value? My
> > daily final merge kinda throttles the machine for the 15 minutes or so
> > it takes to to run.
> There isn't an option for this, but you can always hack the source. You'd
> want the file htmerge/

Why not just call htmerge with the nice value you want? When it calls
sort, it will inherit htmerge's nice value.

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