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Re: Filesystem-local databases in mlocate



On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 12:26:06PM +0100, Tomas Janousek wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 05:16:26AM +0100, Miloslav Trmac wrote:
> > Can anyone see a problem with the plan, or an important feature that the
> > above fails to address?
> 
> If I understood it correctly, every locate search would read the files on the
> remote volumes, right? The performance will suffer a bit I think. For example,
> NFS over 11mbit wifi is fine, but waiting tens of seconds for the database to
> download isn't good. Probably a global locate cache db that merges all the
> fs-local ones would be nice.

Perhaps the remote .mlocatedbs could be cached based on size and timestamp?
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