Filesystem question

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at
Wed Oct 4 17:05:06 GMT 2000

Brad Sahr wrote:
> Experience with the Samba VFS feature has revealed that simply moving your
> mouse over a filename within MS explorer causes SMB (and resulting disk)
> activity. The file is being stat'd and open'd multiple times.
	cacheVfs, anyone? (;-))

[I'm mostly joking, but it might be a sane idea to prototype and
  mesure it with a vfs before integrating it. My team at work
  tends to do that with interposition libraries.]
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