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SubjectRe: ext2 directory size bug (?)
On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Steven Van Acker wrote:

> It this is a known thing, please don't kill me...
> Hmm, gonna try to follow the REPORTING-BUGS file here...

It is not a bug. Directory entries increase in size as allocation
units are added to handle directory entries. Once allocated, they
are not deallocated until the directory is removed.

This is actually a feature. The directory does not get truncated.

Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.0 on an i686 machine (799.54 BogoMips).

"Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.


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