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SubjectRe: ext2 directory size bug (?)
On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 08:24:02AM -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

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

Arguably directories could be truncated when objects towards the end
are removed; I believe UFS under Solaris might do this?

An even better heuristic I like would allow repacking of a directory
and truncation if you could safely half the size -- but I suspect
locking issues might be hideous here.

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