[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [RFC] Ext2 Directory Index - File Structure
    Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > Jamie Lokier wrote:
    > > Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > > > ls already can't handle the directories I'm working with on a regular
    > > > basis. It's broken and needs to be fixed. A merge sort using log n
    > > > temporary files is not hard to write.
    > >
    > > ls -U | sort
    > >
    > > should do the trick.
    > Um, yep. Now ls should do that itself instead of giving up with an error.

    Sorting 1 million 30-character strings does not require temporary files
    on a machine with > 35 MB anyway, and that can be virtual, so if anyone
    cares about ls sorting huge directories I suggest improving the
    in-memory sort.

    -- Jamie
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:25    [W:0.020 / U:43.340 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site