xattr performance and Samba4

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 23 22:59:35 GMT 2004

On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 08:50:02AM +1000, James Peach wrote:
> XFS also has a case insensitivity option. I haven't been able to
> demonstrate that it's a big performance win in Samba3, but I'm happy to
> be corrected :)

It should be :-). Especially for large directories, but I am still
in the process of merging a varient of your 'lazy directories' patch
which I think will make the difference (that was what the rev of the
VFS was for, so I had access to the rewinddir/telldir/seekdir functions :-).


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