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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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