[RFC] Add persistent storage capability to HAL
hughsient at gmail.com
Sat Aug 19 11:06:03 PDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 00:32 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 04:10:38PM -0700, Artem Kachitchkine wrote:
> > I haven't looked very closely at the code, but conceptually it sounds
> > like a cache. Which brings up all the standard question with resspect to
> > caching: how is it kept up to date, how and when is it invalidated, etc.
> hald itself shouldn't read or write this. It's intended for addons,
> which should then set policy themselves by ensuring that they have
> enough information available to determine whether the persistent objects
> are useful.
Sounds sane to me, as long as the addon *knows* the information is still
up to date. I'm guessing we are going to have the same problems with
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