On 24 Jan 2009, at 03:46, Rainer Müller wrote:
Bryan Blackburn wrote:
Personally, I'd like to see direct mode deprecated, and when 10.3
officially dropped, it can be removed entirely. Other than the old
performance issues with the large number of hardlinks, I don't see
advantage to using direct over image mode. Are there other reasons
The switch to registry2.0 which is scheduled for 1.8.0 would be a good
place to drop direct mode as it is mainly implemented in the
registry/receipt handling. But that means there would be no
But as we tend to discuss development stuff on the macports-users
there is the opportunity to ask our users: How many of you do still
direct mode and for what reasons?
If you mean the end users ... I had to go and actually search in the
documentation to find out what "direct mode" is.
which is the only "hit" for "direct mode".
Which I think answers your question ...
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