Filesystem question

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Tue Oct 17 07:10:52 GMT 2000

> In the specific case of the stat() calls, I think Dave's 
> patch (adding a
> single item cache) looks reasonable: very little overhead in the
> cache-miss case, and a big saving on cache-hits. If Samba is making
> repeated stat() calls on a single file, this optimisation seems
> reasonable.

Realy, where can I read/find more information about this patch ?
> Implementing a full-blown filesystem cache, on the other 
> hand, would be
> silly for the reasons you mention: the OS should be doing 
> that anyway, so
> any attempt on Samba's part would be counterproductive.

Yes, I see yours points now.


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