A common VFS and a Common conf-system [Part II]

Sven Neumann sven at gimp.org
Thu Mar 3 11:29:20 EET 2005


Sean Middleditch <elanthis at awesomeplay.com> writes:

> However, stat() really isn't what this library is going to be making
> a whole lot of use of.

Please keep in mind that this library is supposed to be used from file
choosers and stat() is the most frequent thing a file chooser is
doing.  I don't think it would be acceptable for a file-chooser to
block for a few seconds for each and every file it stat()s. But
perhaps I just misunderstood you.


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