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Re: dirhash code

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 02:36:22PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
 > >>> [...dirhash...sys/fs/...sys/kern/...]
 > >> What it is used for?  Why does it need to be generic?
 > > This dirhash support is for accelerating directory lookup actions for
 > > creation/deletion and lookup in general.
 > That's what I thought.  Am I correct in thinking that this is a
 > filesystem concept?  Then surely sys/fs/ is the right place....

sys/fs isn't a directory for source files; it's a directory for
subdirectories, each of which is a particular fs implementation. Since
this code is fs-independent, and we don't have a sys/vfs, I'd put it
in sys/kern.

Actually, let me strengthen that. Please *don't* put it in sys/fs.

David A. Holland

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