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SubjectRe: WEIRD ext2fs dir size BUG?
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Followup to:  <m0y9ZkC-000V6BC@the-village.bc.nu>
By author: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > 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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