stat matters

Christopher Faylor
Fri May 30 03:04:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 11:33:29PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>2) There is a comment in fhandler_disk_file::fstat to the effect that a 
>>   "query open" is much faster than a normal open.
>>   So, why don't we do a query open when possible, i.e. also for dirs, sockets,
>>   symlinks, and more importantly, whenever has_acls(), ntsec and
>>   wincap.has_security () are true?
>This is supposed to be caught for anything which opens a file like
>sockets or symlinks.  The other cases are not caught, though.  I'll add
>something to to handle this.

Which I've done.

This patch pulled over some other ongoing work from my sandbox but hopefully
it will be harmless.


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