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SubjectRe: dcache questions
> 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 ***** ******** *****
(O o) I use Linux & 3Com (1135 KB/s over 10Mb/s ethernet)

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