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SubjectRe: ReiserFS in Standard Kernel?
Edward S. Marshall wrote:
> Under the one-file-per-article scheme, I have to make at least three
> system calls to write an article (open(), write(), close()). Reading a
> file is basically the same thing. (You can use mmap() to get around some
> performance issues, but many people avoid it for portability reasons.)
>
> Under a scheme with one large file, and the server managing it, I have
> two: lseek() and read/write() (open() and close() are done at
> initialization and shutdown).

Or you can mmap(MAP_SHARED) the whole thing and avoid all system calls :-)

-- Jamie

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