cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_subr.c src/sys/fs/devfs devfs_vnops.c

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu Nov 10 08:03:51 GMT 2005

In message <20051110184723.X71304 at>, Bruce Evans writes:
>On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> I don't think I've seen any other proposals than to put it in
>> dirent where it rightfully belongs.
>> The reason it is not in dirent is that UFS/FFS uses dirent as the
>> layout in directories as a microoptimization.
>I think the reason is exactly the opposite.

Care to elaborate ?

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