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Re: Maintaining NodeID sanity

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-08 03:55:45 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> Blobs are okay unless you're searching in them often for information.
> If we have to constantly load and/or scan a whole blob to find out
> whether node FOO is an ancestor of BAR or not, that seems like a bit
> of downgrade from the current system.

Well, once alleviating factor is that in the case of directories, we
don't actually need to know whether the "other" node is an ancestor or
a successor; we just need to establish that it's related so we can
merge entry lists.

(Speaking off the cuff; am not in that code right now.)

-K

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