Can you keep a secret? This encrypted drive can...

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at
Tue Nov 7 08:41:14 EST 2006

"Saqib Ali" <docbook.xml at> writes:

>> My guess is that slow compilation is a result of access time
>> misconfiguration: if a filesystem has access time enabled, then each
>> time a file is read, the file system updates access time on disk. A
>> solution is to set noatime option on the filesystem used for
>> compilation.
>This is a good info. Do you how this can be done on windows?

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem\NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate =
1, but this probably shouldn't be necessary because for temp files Windows
will try to avoid creating the file on disk unless it runs out of file buffer


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