Filesystem question

Tim Potter tpot at
Wed Oct 4 22:42:59 GMT 2000

Brad Sahr writes:

> 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.

I've also noticed that simply browsing a directory in explorer
causes just about every file in the directory to be opened to
look for an icon to display.  Not very nice when you have files
stored on tape.  )-:

Some sort of fencepost or icon caching system perhaps would be nice.


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