one directory with 500 000 files (5-8mb each)
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Sun Jun 22 09:08:38 MSD 2008
On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 8:07 PM, Michael <nginx at thismetalsky.org> wrote:
> No matter which filesystem you use, with that many directory entries, it's
> going to be slow. I'd split them up. I've done the method using the first
How do you know it would be slow with _any_ filesystem? Did you test
all filesystems with this special case to know for sure?
I am guessing ReiserFS could do quite well - it was designed to handle
huge numbers of files. What about others? XFS? Would be interesting to
know why so many files need to be in one directory as well...
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