[haiku-development] Re: Interesting feature of Snow Leopard

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:10:11 +0200 CEST

> > As far as trying to do something like this in BFS, I think it is a
> > good idea too.
> I am not so sure. We make extensive use of extended attributes and we 
> already store then in the small data section, If we stored file 
> contents 
> there, we would have to move the attributes out and we would most 
> likely 
> have to do one or more seeks to get to them. I think this would make 
> things worse, not better. Of course, this is pure speculation on my 
> part.

It could be useful for files with a few lines of text, but we probably 
want to make some statistical studies on the likeliness of those before 

> > - Disk ejection saying who exactly is using a disk that can't be
> > ejected. I believe we already talked about doing this in Haiku.
> lsof would be good enough for me. François? :)

EBUSY, I'll queue it on my TODO list :p


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