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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] Re: Shrinking ext3 directories

On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 01:03:38PM -0400, Christopher Li wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 06:18:49PM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:
> >
> > > IOW, making sure that empty blocks in the end of directory get freed
> > > is a matter of 10-20 lines. If you want such patch - just tell, it's
> > > half an hour of work...
> >
> > It's certainly easier at the tail, but with htree we may have
> > genuinely enormous directories and being able to hole-punch arbitrary
> > coalesced blocks could be a huge win. Also, doing the coalescing
> I would can contribute on that. I am thinking about it anyway.
> Daniel might already has some code there.
> I have a silly question, where is that ext3 CVS? Under sourcefourge
> ext2/ext3 or gkernel?

cvs -d co ext3

The branches being used are

cvs up -r ext3-1_0-branch # HEAD of ext3 development
cvs up -r features-branch # For htree, ACLs etc

and there are a couple of other branches I use for tracking merges into
Linus's and the -ac trees. The htree stuff is all that's new in the
features-branch right now.

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