What about inode file system? (Re: the current status ofnullfs,
julian at elischer.org
Thu Mar 10 11:20:16 PST 2005
Brooks Davis wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 12:53:20PM -0500, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
>>A few years ago, there was a project making a filesystem, where a file's name
>>will simply be its inode number. It was intended to save on the name-to-inode
>>lookups of a regular filesystem, for applications like Squid, which keep file
>>names in some sort of a database already.
>>Does anyone know, what became of that? To the naive me it seems like this can
>>just be a mount option for ufs. Thanks!
>The inode file system was removed to ease UFS2 development. It's in the
>Attic under sys/ufs/ifs.
When it was removed it was t said that it would be easier to reimplement
after the filesystem stuff quietenned down.. No-one has done htat, bu
tit would progably be
feasible to get ti foing again soon, or at least after jeff's next
changes go in,..
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