Re: which ioctls matter across filesystems

From: Robert Love
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 16:08:58 EST

On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 15:55 -0500, Steve French wrote:

> I believe that the spotlight facility of MacOS, and the somewhat similar
> Longhorn feature (think Google desktop search/indexing on steroids)
> qualify as killer-apps. I am concerned about how to do better with our
> implementations across a distributed (NFS, CIFS etc.) network. And of
> course coalescing async notifications most efficiently is a fascinating
> and difficult area to do right - for servers at least.

If we had some way to efficiently coalesce events, even non-remote stuff
would drool. Beagle (our Spotlight killer) would love it.

First thing is, the events cannot be stored in a linked list. ;-)

Robert Love

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