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Subject: Re: another 8MB upgrade success story

Re: another 8MB upgrade success story

From: TP Diffenbach <rockbox_at_diffenbach.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 16:42:34 -0500

It's a persuasive FAQ.

But (for example) I'm thinking I have no directories approaching 400 files. My biggest directory contains 89, and my average directory probably 15.

If I could save the additional bytes on the directory listing, I could read more bytes per disk spin-up, reducing disk usage and increasing my battery life.

Quoting Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>:

> On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, TP Diffenbach wrote:
>
> > What's the objection dynamic allocation? Runtime cost? Size of
> the code
> > required to support it?
>
> The main objection is that we don't gain enough.
>
> As outlined in this FAQ entry:
>
> http://rockbox.haxx.se/docs/faq.html#54
>
> --
> Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ --
> http://daniel.haxx.se/
>


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