Re: [gamin] poll limiter

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 10:07:18AM -0400, John McCutchan wrote:
> Yo,
> At SUSE we want to be able to limit how often a filesystem is polled. We
> want to control this per filesystem. The problem is, when I enable this
> code, the test suite fails because the code stops some of the poll
> requests from happening. How do you want to proceed with this? We don't

  The code must not change the default behaviour. Especially on ext3.
Do not commit such change, post patch instead for review.

> care about local filesystems only NFS and NOVFS. Maybe if I set the
> minimum poll time for local filesystems to 0 ? Instead of 1? That way
> poll requests on a local FS would never be skipped.

  The behaviour must not change by default on local filesystems.
For other file systems it should be on a case by case basis.


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