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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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