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From dean gaudet <>
Subject Re: announce: apr_fileinfo_t change
Date Mon, 15 Jan 2001 16:47:38 GMT
-1 on making this an incomplete type without more information from you.
i'd like to know more how this public type is a problem on other

windows has a stat() implementation in its libc for example, could you
tell me how stat() is slow and what the alternative is?


p.s. it would have to be not so recent past 'cause i haven't made changes
in something like a year :)

On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Warning,
>   I'm starting a thread on the apr_fileinfo_t structure,
> which 2.0 is using instead of the usual unix stat() struct.
>   Dean decided sometime in the recent past to make this a
> public structure.  Unfortuantely, this has massive implications
> for performance on -every- other platform.
>   I will be restoring apr_fileinfo_t to an incomplete type,
> after some discussion on the apr list.  Please subscribe to
> if this issue matters to you personally.
> Bill

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