Fwd: Suggestion to keep the type of a file or directory in the stat field st_rdev.

Trans transfire at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 11:44:27 PDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 6:42 AM, Stef Bon <stefbon at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've posted a suggestion about making the reading of directories
> faster when the fileystem is considered to be slow. Recent versions of
> the KDE dir listning calls, do not lookup the mimetype and .directory
> files when dealing with a remote or FUSE filesystem. Below is the
> message about storing information in the st.st_rdev field, which is
> not used for "normal" files and directories. I did not get a reply
> there, so I better post it here. What about it?


I have thought for a long time now that file systems are way behind the
times without a type field.

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