David C. Partridge said on Sat, Dec 17, 2016 at 09:36:04PM +0000:
>Is it possible to ask monoarchive to completely suppress the mindi
>invocation? I can provide an already created directory with the all.tar.gz
I've not tried that, but there is an option (-W) to make non bootable media, so it may not invoked mindi, even if I didn't checked the code.
>The reason for wanting to do this is that it takes about 15 minutes on this
>machine to run the mindi part of the backup, whereas the test directory
>backup takes about 20 seconds.
15' seems long to me as well. Would you mind sharing some log files so I can see whether there is something not normal in this process.
What are the characteristics of the system ? (CPU, RAM ?)