Re: Linux 2.5 / 2.6 TODO (preliminary)

From: Kenneth C. Arnold (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 01:30:53 EST

> N!!!! dev_t resizing. This is absolutely vital for a whole bunch of reasons.

Can we assume that such a high priority (if N = 3, ((3!)!)! == 720! ==
one heck of a huge number (bc will run it for you)) is okay with everybody?
If so, there better be a patch soon... ;)

> > Replace the cache of filenames in the VFS with a B+ tree
> > algorithm.
> B-trees and derivatives are good on-disk structures. They aren't
> particularly optimal in-memory structures.

So what should I put there instead?


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Wed Jun 07 2000 - 21:00:11 EST