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    SubjectRe: [rfc] Near-constant time directory index for Ext2
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    On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
    > In article <01022100361408.18944@gimli> you wrote:
    > > But actually, rm is not problem, it's open and create. To do a
    > > create you have to make sure the file doesn't already exist, and
    > > without an index you have to scan on average half the directory file.
    >
    > Unless you use a File System which is better for that, like Reiser-FS. Of
    > course a even better solution is to distribute those files in hashed subdirs.

    Ahem. Please read the first post in the thread. ;-)

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    Daniel
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