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Re: [leafnode-list] fetchnews fails to download bodies

Matthias Andree writes:
> larry.jones@xxxxxxxx (Larry Jones) writes:
> > > a) Wouldn't it be more efficient to open the file first and then doing
> > >    fstat()?
> > 
> > Yes. 
> Why?

Because it avoids doing the inode lookup twice.  Although the results of
the first lookup may be cached, there's still extra work involved and
there's no guarantee that the results will be cached.  On many systems,
stat() is actually implemented as open(), fstat(), close().

-Larry Jones

What a stupid world. -- Calvin

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