Thomas Rast <tr...@student.ethz.ch> writes:
> Junio's index-v4 was a speed boost mainly because it cuts down on the
> size of the index. Do we want to throw that out?
That's pretty much orthogonal, isn't it?
The index-v4 is merely to show how a stupid prefix compression of
pathnames without nothing else would reduce the file size and I/O
cost, in order to set the bar for anything more clever than that.
I thought that this discussion is about keeping, squishing, or
discarding part of the cached stat info, and nobody is suggesting
what to do with the prefix compression of pathnames.
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