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    SubjectRe: NFS Client patch
    On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 10:22:16AM +0200, Trond Myklebust wrote:

    Imagine if somebody gives you a 1Gb directory. Would it or would
    it not piss you off if your file pointer got reset to 0 every time
    somebody created a file?

    The current semantics are scalable. Anything which resets the file
    pointer upon change of a file/directory/whatever isn't...

    Anyone using a 1GB directory deserves for it not to scale. I think
    this is a very poor example.

    No that I disagree with you, the largest directories I have on my
    system here are 2.6MB (freedb, lots of hashed flat-files in one
    directory), here I do agree that you should not have to reset the
    counter everytime.

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