[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Filesystem-local databases in mlocate



On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 08:55:53AM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Ven 16 mars 2007 05:16, Miloslav Trmac a écrit :
> 
> > Can anyone see a problem with the plan, or an important feature that the
> > above fails to address?
> 
> 1. You're spreading rw files all over the filesystems, which is contrary
> to the FHS.
> 2. You're putting hidden directories where people won't expect them, which
> will seriously annoy sysadmins
> 
> I don't have any magic solution, but IMHO you need to think about file
> location & naming a little more.

It's quite similar to maintaining quotas (unless the filesystem is
capable of maintaining quotas in its own metadata), e.g. consider the
path information managed by mlocate the same metadata quality as the
quotas following similar exceptions.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

Attachment: pgp24yLblgxUB.pgp
Description: PGP signature


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]