WineConf Agenda

Jakob Eriksson jakov at
Mon Apr 4 01:08:24 CDT 2005

Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:

>On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 08:57:58PM +1000, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
>>In each case I will be trying to encourage methods which can store the
>>full NTFS semantics, rather than limiting ourselves to only the things
>>that fit natually in posix filesystems. I'm guessing we will have some
>>lively discussion on whether this is a worthwhile aim :-)
>Speaking of which, both Samba and Wine suffer from the lack of support
>of cases-insensitivness in the kernel. Now, I'm not suggesting that
>we should push for that (I'm aware of the past discussions on LKML, and
>I must agree with Linus), but we should push for *something* that's
>acceptable and helps us solve the negative lookups a bit faster than a
>full directory listing every time.

Linux 2.6 has an API to monitor directory changes right? We could
have our own directory list hash in RAM.


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