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

From: Sven Mueller <sm_at_leogic.com>
Date: 2004-07-20 20:34:34 CEST

John Peacock [u] schrieb:

> Sven Mueller wrote:
>> there might be others, but those are the most important ones as far as
>> I know. ReiserFS and XFS reportedly work quite well even with a few
>> hundred thousand files (sic!) in a single directory, but even if the
>> filesystem itself does, there are still many applications which don't,
> I have used simple hashing algorithyms in the past to manage file trees
> (abc/def/abcdefghi.jpg), but if fsfs was not created this way initially,
> it would require a new repository version to support that.

Oh well. Whoever designed the fsfs backend was clearly not used to
managing huge amounts of files then.


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Received on Tue Jul 20 20:35:02 2004

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