On Thu, 2002-10-10 at 16:34, Andrew Morton wrote:
> In 2.5, the radix tree gang lookup thing will do this search in O(zilch).
> The other problem with fadvise is writebehind - there are up to
> 30 seconds' worth of dirty pages behind the application's write
> cursor which fadvise wouldn't be able to do anything with. So
> the application would end up running fadvise(offset=0, length=current-pos)
> all the time. Which is equivalent to O_STREAMING.
The write side is actually not very interesting. We can do that already
with fsync in a thread.
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