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Re: is "db/revs" always going to be one flat directory (FSFS)?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-29 21:11:36 CET

Subversion Newbie <subversionnewbie@yahoo.com> writes:
> Karl, thanks for the comments. Come to think of it, if there is
> a lot of SVN activity, then the pathname-to-inode lookup will be
> fairly quick, regardless of the directory size, because the
> relevant entries will most likely be cached anyway. (This would
> be in fs/namei.c of the Linux kernel source.)
>
> I'm considering using ReiserFS instead of EXT3 filesystem on the
> SVN box after we're done testing, because Reiser performs much
> better with huge directories, and also directories with many
> small files.

Okay -- please let us know if you have unexpectedly good, or
unexpectedly bad, results, we'd be interested.

-Karl

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