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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Preliminary Arch Cache available

From: Harald Meland
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Preliminary Arch Cache available
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 11:46:23 +0200
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[Aaron Bentley]

> Miles Bader wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 03:48:36PM -0400, Aaron Bentley wrote:
>>>>- option to cache each and every archive.
>>> Oh, but you don't usually want to cache local archives.  Maybe
>>> you'd specify "uncached:" for local archives, and otherwise, they'd
>>> be cached.
>> Um, local archives usually have a filename instead of a pseudo-URL;
>> can't you
>> just notice that?
> I'm just thinking on my feet here, but some apparently-local paths
> aren't actually local.  FUSE and LUFS, maybe even NFS or SMB over thin
> pipes.  You'd want those cached, even though they look local.

Just a thought: Is the archive location subject to vu_ magic?  If so,
couldn't such magic also cause a seemingly local path to in fact
correspond to a quite "remote" location?

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