unixfs: cache canonicalized unix paths corresponding to dos devices

Dimi Paun dimi at lattica.com
Thu Jun 16 16:11:35 CDT 2005

From: "Michael Jung" <mjung at iss.tu-darmstadt.de>
> In the current implementation, for every shitemid that is constructed, all
> drives are queried and their paths are canonicalized, which is a lot of
> i/o and string copying. Unixfs is really painfully slow. I guess we need
> caching scheme, but if you don't like the current one, I'll give it some
> thought.

Can't we just invalidate the cache if we notice things have changed?

Dimi Paun <dimi at lattica.com>
Lattica, Inc.

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