[Gluster-devel] 2.0.6 patch for io-cache pattern-matched non-caching

Anand Avati avati at gluster.com
Tue Sep 15 07:11:52 UTC 2009

  This patch looks fine. Can you please file an enhancement bug in
bugzilla with a brief description, and use ./format-patch.sh to
generate the patch against the bug id and use git send-mail to submit
the patch to gluster-devel? All commits going to glusterfs repository
are tracked by a bug id, including enhancements.


On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Stephan von Krawczynski
<skraw at ithnet.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> here is a small feature patch. Its intention is to give the user more control
> over the files performance/io-cache really caches. If the user knows exactly
> which files should be cached and which shouldn't there is currently no way to
> tell glusterfs _not_ to cache certain pattern. This patch allows you to
> disable caching by setting the priority of a pattern to "0". If you do not
> give any priority option it works just like before and caches everything.
> Honestly I am not totally sure that disabling caching works the way we did it,
> please comment.
> --
> Regards,
> Stephan
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