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SubjectRe: Is any file system on Linux appropriate for very large directories?
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Hi,

>Matthias Urlichs said this, and I just had to respond:
>>
>> If anybody really does their lookups with opendir()/readdir(), they deserve
>> to lose.
>
>Well, enlighten me then, because I've been using them. I thought they were
>the standard portable way to scan the contents of directories. What do YOU
>use?

I said "lookups", not "scans"... the difference being that I want to look
up a specific file. In that case I can just try to open or stat it.

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