What about inode file system? (Re: the current status of
mi+mx at aldan.algebra.com
Thu Mar 10 10:51:50 PST 2005
> 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.
If someone recovers it and makes it work on 5.x, I'll make a patch for Squid
to take advantage of it.
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