storing symlink in extended attribute (on ntfs)

egor duda
Thu May 24 05:48:00 GMT 2001


Monday, 14 May, 2001 egor duda wrote:

CF>>> As a specific comment, I wonder if it would just make sense to store volume
CF>>> information in the path_conv class to avoid going through the duplicate efforts
CF>>> in symlink.

ed>> i guess so. currently, GetVolumeInformation is called only when
ed>> symlink is created, not resolved, but this will slow things down on
ed>> file systems other than NTFS. to remove this penalty,
ed>> GetVolumeInformation() should be called in symlink resolution code to, 
ed>> and that's where volume information caching can save some cycles.

ed> done. i think, however, that this patch should wait until 1.3.3

ok to install?

Egor.   ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19

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