Re: GVfs status report

On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 08:16 -0400, Dominic Lachowicz wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> On 9/14/07, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 14:12 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > There's a lot of code to absorb here, a minor comment, I might expect
> > > GUnixFileInputStream/GWindowsFileInputStream rather than
> > > GLocalFileInputStream.
> >
> > Well, the same class is used on both unix and windows. Its the
> > implementation of "native files", and I don't see any need to split it
> > out really. What differences would there be between the two?
> Well, we'd probably want at least a Win32 implementation in terms of
> the native Windows file API. Windows limits the number of FILE*s or
> fd_ts to 2048 per process. The only way to get around this limitation
> is to use the native API.

Thats mainly a problem with the input streams, but most of the GFile
operations are things like rename, copy, move, etc. 

However, it seems that it might make sense for
GLocalFileInput/OutputStream to have special implementations on windows.

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