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Re: Revised Proposal: Improved locking implementation for fsfs

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-01-09 21:30:06 CET

Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:

> mbk explained this to me on irc this afternoon, but after further
> discussion with Peter Lundblad, I think that we're going to go ahead
> and use MD5 hashes instead of the incrementing integer--mainly because
> it allows us to do lock lookup with a single stat (instead of opening
> and reading each entries file for each path component) as well as
> store only the MD5 for all of the children in a directory node entry
> file. So instead of having this complex hash, we have a list of MD5
> sums to read through.

Sounds good.

-- Brane

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