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Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec

On Mon, May 09, 2005 at 02:21:35PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org> writes:
> > The number of directory entries in /usr/lib should not make any
> > difference to a modern GNU linker on a modern filesystem, unless
> > you have thousands or millions of them.
> Why?  Is there magic now?

What magic do you need?  Most filesystems can open a file without
doing an O(n) lookup, especially from the dentry cache.

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC

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