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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4

> Say there's a way to cd into a tgz file to look around. If the
> access methods through the kernel get routed back to a user-space
> process (which probably does some amount of caching in memory and on
> disk of uncompressed bits of the archive), it could be a bit slower
> than if it were all in-kernel. The thing is that the processing time

Exactly. See It is using coda hooks into the kernel.

> be done in userspace.) Besides, even if it were a LOT slower to
> access a tgz file without extracting it first, I would STILL think it
> was wonderful AND use it a LOT.

Go ahead :-).

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