lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1997]   [Dec]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: dcache questions
From
Date
> One can also refer to LongFileName.exe via one of any combination of
> aliased directory names:
> progra~1/GNU Emacs/LongFileName.exe
> Program Files/gnuema~1/longfi~1.exe
>
> This really starts messing with the dcache since there is not a unique
> dentry for any filename or directory.

> Does someone have a suggestion of another way to handle these aliases?
What about always putting short path name in the dcache?
This way, when you have to lookup for a path, you just have to convert
it to its short alias if necessary, and then use the dentry lookup.

Have I missed something?

--
Regis "HPReg" Duchesne - Engineering Student at ***** ******** *****
www http://www.via.ecp.fr/~regis/
(O o) I use Linux & 3Com (1135 KB/s over 10Mb/s ethernet)
--.oOO--(_)--OOo.-----------------------------------------------------------
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:40    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site