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    SubjectRe: [rfc git patch] union directory
    On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 10:05:09AM +0530, Bharata B Rao wrote:
    > On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 05:33:19PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    > > On Fri, 28 Nov 2008, Bharata B Rao wrote:
    > >
    > > The plan is to get a simple kernel implementation first which caches
    > > the directory in 'struct file'.
    >
    > FYI, I did this for a version of Union Mount.
    > (http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/6/20/21) I was maintaining the readdir cache in
    > struct file and the cache was persistant across readdir calls.
    >
    > Do you have anything different in mind ?

    The version pointed to by me above had the entire cache stored
    in the struct file of the topmost directory. I guess your plan
    is to cache them per branch and combine them during
    readdir()/getdents() ?

    Regards,
    Bharata.


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