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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Ext3 vs Reiserfs benchmarks
On Jul 15, 2002  13:02 +0100, Sam Vilain wrote:
> "Yes, we know that there is no directory hashing in ext2/3. You'll
> have to find another solution to the problem, I'm afraid. Why not ease
> the burden on the filesystem by breaking up the task for it, and giving
> it to it in small pieces. That way it's much less likely to choke."

Amusingly, there IS directory hashing available for ext2 and ext3, and
it is just as fast as reiserfs hashed directories. See:

http://people.nl.linux.org/~phillips/htree/paper/htree.html

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/

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