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Re: Subdirectories for db/revs/* on fsfs backend

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-07-20 16:24:12 CEST

On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 04:55, Alan Knowles wrote:
> I've got 37k revisions on one server here, performance of subversion is
> perfectly ok, however, I was doing backups to dvd over nfs last weekend.
> With that many files in the folder, k3b and ls both hang the machine for
> a considerable time, while listing or adding the files.


> Are there still plans to break the revs folder up so that it contains 1
> sub-directory per 1000 files?

It's not a question of "still"; in the name of keeping things simple,
I've been avoiding designing complexity into FSFS before it's needed.

But this sounds like a relatively convincing demonstration of need.
I'll think about the best strategy for introducing this while retaining
backward compatibility, since it's a bit too late to do so incompatibly.

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