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Re: Disabling atime



On Sun, 2007-08-12 at 09:04 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> 
> 
> > This is not a corner case. This is the OS having dropped a fundamental
> > feature.
> 
> A feature that only a couple of programs use in any way in the Fedora 
> repository is by no means a fundamental feature.
It is a _documented_, _standardized_ feature of the OS, being in
existance ever since Unix exists.

>  Even if it is, we 
> aren't taking away the feature and only turning it off by default for a 
> performance boost. Those who want it will turn it by default.
Once again, you are not able to know if you want it nor if you will want
it. 

Have you ever tried it or are you just FUDing around?

> > Implement "aging"/"time-based cleanup of /var/cache/yum" into yum and it
> > will affect everybody.
> 
> We don't need to worry about non existent features.
Bummer, that's what I call "wide-sight" and "leadership quality".

Ralf




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