Re: Patch nag: Bug #363400

On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 14:28 -0600, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:
> Has a gnome-vfs patch that I believe to be correct. It works around a
> serious performance issue on XFS file systems. It has been tested by at
> least two users.

That patch removes the size limit for when using fadvice. I don't think
this is right. For small files we don't want to flush them from the
cache, as that could cause performance issues (we might be copying a
commonly used file).

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