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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Small direction change for APR's file I/O routines.
Date Mon, 10 Jan 2000 23:13:04 GMT
On Mon, 10 Jan 2000 wrote:
> > Oh, Ryan's just taunting me, that's all. I've been nagging him on and
> > of about the old system for a while now.
> Or, I have seriously had three or four people tell me that they really
> want to have APR provide a stat cache for them.  I really don't care, but
> if enough people continue to ask for it, I will put it into APR.

I'm with Dean on this one: I don't think a library can always do a great
job of it. The application knows best about its behavior -- when/why it
calls stat(), when it should purge, how big the cache should be, etc.

The library just can't know all this.


Greg Stein,

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