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From Cliff Woolley <cliffwool...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr-util/buckets apr_buckets_file.c
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2001 15:36:52 GMT
On Thu, 5 Jul 2001 rbb@covalent.net wrote:

> I agree, but Bill is saying that in http, we can usually count on the OS
> file offset being correct, so he wants a performance enhancement for that
> case.  I have no problem adding an enhancement for that special case,
> assuming it is called out as a special case.

Okay.  I have no problem enhancing it if we can figure out some way to
make it work.  Ideally, there would be some way to know "I'm still reading
sequentially from this file, don't bother seeking," and to gracefully fall
back on seeking if needed.

> I just want to be sure that we don't back out the fix that went in
> yesterday, so I am offering options that might work for everybody.  :-)
> I do not agree that the special case will always work, sooner or later
> a filter will break the special case IMO, but I don't want to force my
> opinions on everybody.

Fair enough.  =-)

--Cliff

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   Cliff Woolley
   cliffwoolley@yahoo.com
   Charlottesville, VA



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