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    SubjectRe: WEIRD ext2fs dir size BUG?
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: (Alan Cox)
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    > > Certainly, there may be cases of spewage causing really huge directories,
    > > and if steps have been made to prevent that happening again it would be
    > > useful to wind them back to a more reasonable size.
    > I have to do this sometimes for inn (granted inn should use squid like
    > directory trees..). When the issue was pointed out to Stephen Tweedie he
    > sensibly replied that it was beyond the design parameters of ext2fs to
    > have a 5Mbyte directory

    Perhaps so. Personally, though, I have to say I really dislike this
    kind of built-in limitaton of the system.

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