Justin T. Gibbs writes:
> It is if I'm using SUP to mirror Auspexes (30+ gigabyte filesets). This
> is something that will be happening shortly at TCS. Don't tell me that
> doubling the number of stat calls is not a problem.
Okay, That is a kind of different story. My patch was meant just for a
poor FreeBSD-user who wants to play with the sources and not fight
agains sup. However you really don't want to use sup to mirror big
filesets because sup is already very inefficient. Making one more stat
(that mostly fails) is not a big deal, because the next stat (for the
real file) is mostly cached (namei and directory cache).
> So your saying I can distribute supfile and supfile#sup without it doing
> the wrong thing?
Hmm. Thats true. I suppose you then had to add some flag or rename the