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    SubjectRe: 2.6.21-git10/11: files getting truncated on xfs? or maybe an nlink problem?
    Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    > On May 12 2007 07:46, Matt Mackall wrote:
    >>> You should not assume alphabetical order. Filesystems may be free to
    >>> reorder things and return them (1) randomly like in a hash (2) by
    >>> creation time during readdir().
    >> There is no assumption. Mercurial explicitly visits files in
    >> alphabetical order for the above commands.
    > But who says that
    > for i in {a..z}; do ## {..} is a bash3 extension
    > touch $i;
    > done;
    > actually makes readdir() return them in the same order?

    Nobody. But doing a readdir, sorting the results and visiting the files
    in that order does mean you'll visit them in alphabetical order. Hence
    "explicitly visits".

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