Re: [rfc] Near-constant time directory index for Ext2

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 11:38:40 EST

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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