Re: file as a directory
From: Hans Reiser
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 13:52:10 EST
David Masover wrote:
Speaking of which, how much speed is lost by starting up a process?
The idea of caching is that running
cat *; cat *; cat *; cat *; cat *
is probably slower than
cat * > baz; cat baz; cat baz; cat baz; cat baz; cat baz
Only for small files where the per file overhead of a read is significant.
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