rawhide report: 20050417 changes
Arjan van de Ven
arjanv at redhat.com
Mon Apr 18 08:04:30 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 07:56 +0200, Klaasjan Brand wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 23:15 +0200, nodata wrote:
> > Perhaps, but the justification for disabling it seems to be:
> > 1. Laptops
> > 2. Err.. that's it.
> > and disabling such a common useful tool with next to no justification
> > seems, well, bizarre.
> 3. Older systems and/or systems with slower disk get totally
> unresponsive for a few minutes.
is that still true for the 2.6 kernel ? (it shouldn't)
> 4. With all the file-alteration monitor goodness available in modern
> Linux kernels isn't it about time someone thinks of a better way to
> maintain an index instead of reading the entire fs?
there is no decent file change monitor available in the linux kernel
right now; dnotify is a lot but not decent ;)
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