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Re: reading an empty directory after reboot is very slow

On 2015-04-24 22:01:37 -0500, David Wright wrote:
> Quoting Vincent Lefevre (vincent@vinc17.net):
> > So, I would say that this is a bug. POSIX says in
> > http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/readdir.html
> It may well be. But I'm just presenting facts about the
> filesystems that I assumed you were using when you posted
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2015/04/msg00651.html ,
> not the theory of a POSIX-compliant system.

What's important when designing a file system is what should happen,
not what actually happens. In case of bugs, anything can happen, so
that's not interesting at all.

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