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SubjectRe: Ext2 directory index, updated
On Nov 02, 2001  04:36 +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> I ran it through some basic tests, up to half a million files/directory,
> without problems. There are still a few minor warts to clean up, including
> still not having settled on a final-final hash function, although it looks
> likely that it's going to end up being dx_hack_hash, with a more respectable
> name.

Out of curiosity, does the blkdev-in-pagecache change make the indexed-dir
code simpler? You should just be able to do bread() for a directory
block and it will work, because the "buffer" is actually backed by the
page cache.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

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