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From: David Howells <dhowells@warthog.cambridge.redhat.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>,
	Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@digeo.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] General filesystem cache
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2003 10:28:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17793.1058693308@warthog.warthog> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>  of "Fri, 18 Jul 2003 20:09:20 PDT." <Pine.LNX.4.44.0307182000300.6370-100000@home.osdl.org>

> 
> Ok. Sounds good. In fact, it's something I've wanted for a while, since 
> it's also potentially the solution to performance-critical things like 
> virtual filesystems based on revision control logic etc (traditionally 
> done with fake NFS servers).

It really does make a difference to my AFS client:-)

> I did a very very quick scan, and didn't see anything that raised my 
> hackles. But it's late in the 2.6.x game, and as a result I'm not going to 
> apply it until I get a lot of feedback from actual users too.

I can understand that... I've been developing it on and off for a while (it
has had to take the backseat to other things unfortunately, depending on RH's
whims).

BTW, will you be at OLS? I'm only going to that not being invited to the KS
(though David Woodhouse has my mobile number;-).

David

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-07-20  9:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <23055.1058538289@warthog.warthog>
2003-07-19  3:09 ` [PATCH] General filesystem cache Linus Torvalds
2003-07-19  4:41   ` David Chow
2003-07-20  9:29     ` David Howells
2003-07-19 14:59   ` Jeff Garzik
2003-07-20  9:30     ` David Howells
2003-07-20  9:28   ` David Howells [this message]
     [not found] <Pine.LNX.4.44.0307191157570.19755-100000@cpwright.com>
2003-07-20  9:38 ` David Howells
2003-07-31  6:31   ` Rob Landley

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