cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_subr.c src/sys/fs/devfs
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Nov 10 16:14:22 GMT 2005
In message <43736D60.5060703 at samsco.org>, Scott Long writes:
>Ok, so now you need to teach the consumers like NFS to de-interleave the
>cookies from the dirents, which isn't all that straight forward because
>the dirents are all various sizes. Not a hard problem to solve, but I
>don't see what the net gain is here.
The net gain is that the memory management gets a lot simpler and that
cookies become a property of the dirent instead of their own magic
But I'll agree that this is not a major issue, just one of those
hacks that we need to straighten out before the confusion and
and copy&paste infestation spreads too much.
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