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Re: [RFC v2] Unicode/UTF-8 support for XFS

To: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC v2] Unicode/UTF-8 support for XFS
From: Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:55:59 -0700
Cc: linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, tinguely@xxxxxxx, olaf@xxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Delivered-to: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20140918195650.GI19952@xxxxxxx> (Ben Myers's message of "Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:56:50 -0500")
References: <20140918195650.GI19952@xxxxxxx>
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)
Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx> writes:
>
> Strings are normalized using a trie that stores the relevant
> information.  The trie itself is about 250kB in size, and lives in a
> separate module.

So 250kB bloat -- and what does this fix exactly?

Someone putting random ligatures into their file names and expecting
the file to be the same as before. Can't they just not do that?

-Andi

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