[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] copy files to/from server
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Fri May 20 01:47:05 EDT 2011
On 18 May 2011 16:49, Sascha Silbe <silbe at activitycentral.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Martin Langhoff's message of Tue May 17 18:34:09 +0200 2011:
>> Unfortuntely, there's no easy way to do it with CIFS or NFS -- it
>> would be an interesting addition to Sugar (possibly to the Journal)
>> but it's a big project.
> NFS mounts do turn up as storage devices in the Journal (at least on
> Debian Squeeze). They will be treated exactly the same as other storage
> devices, i.e. USB sticks and SD cards. I would expect CIFS mounts to
> behave the same way. Don't forget to tweak the mount options to avoid
> processes from going zombie-like on connection loss.
How much network traffic would this generate, and how well does it
perform? I find that Sugar is slow with network or physically
connected volumes because it tries to index everything and then write
metadata on the remote end. The metadata can be annoying as it
pollutes the volume.
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