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Subject: Re: Dircache

Re: Dircache

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 14:46:47 -0500

On 6/18/2010 2:40 PM, Alex Parker wrote:
> Is there any current reason why dircache isn't enabled by default? I
> have at the back of my mind that it is because there used to be some
> bugs there, but is this still true? IIRC, pamaury fixed some
> recently. Anyone know the status there, as IMO it'd be nice to turn
> it on by default if possible?
> Alex
Try initializing dircache with a ridiculously large number of tiny files
(the High Voltage SID Collection is a good test case, IIRC) and see if
it succeeds. I seem to remember that being one of the major problems -
that it didn't fail particularly gracefully, re-attempting to initialize
every boot but never succeeding.
Received on 2010-06-18

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