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

Sean Middleditch elanthis at awesomeplay.com
Thu Mar 3 16:07:02 EET 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 10:29 +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
>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.

Are NFS shares truly that big of a problem in practice?  I've used NFS a
lot before, but the only times it ever got 'slow,' the entire client
machine locked up long before I could notice any problems in the UI.

If it really is that big of a problem, then fine, single threaded won't
Sean Middleditch <elanthis at awesomeplay.com>

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