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Re: JFFS2 performance (fwd)





On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Jim Gettys wrote:

> On a related front:
>
> On many embedded applications, the most common write operation will be
> of compressed data (e.g. audio, video): compressing the data twice is
> expensive.
>
> I'd sure like an fctl to provide a hint to the file system that trying
> to compress this data is likely to be futile...

Being able to set some attribute to a directory for each files created in it
not to be compressed would be useful as well, otherwise all targetted
applications would have to be aware of the special fcntl.


Nicolas


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