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From Hani Suleiman <>
Subject Re: 1.3 RC2 / timestamp
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 16:51:25 GMT
I'll benchmark a known filename with timestamp contents vs single file 
in a subdir, unless there are issues other than performance with one of 
those approaches?

Doug Cutting wrote:

> wrote:
>> I am not completely sure if including the new timestamp/version number 
>> into the filename is more efficient than having it in the file. If the 
>> version number is in the filename, do have have to search for the 
>> file. I will not know the exact name, will I? 
> That is my concern too.  With this approach, the entire directory must 
> be enumerated, in Java, to find the file.  When there are lots of 
> segments, that could be slower than opening and reading a very small file.
> Doug
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