Subject: Re: New hash algorithm - FNV - for use in the kernel
To: David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/27/2001 09:00:47
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 11:34:24AM -0000, David Laight wrote:
> Given the way that (the only file handles I've looked at in detail)
> were generated, you would be better picking out the 32 bits that
> are the inode number on the target filesystem.
This doesn't work so well for an NFS client; the file handles are supposed
to be opaque to the client.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>