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Re: Can linux handle many files on directories?



In article <20030306221141.GA11549@goofy.lan.aokiconsulting.com>, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 04:14:17PM -0400, Patricio Vera S. wrote:
>>     Hi guys!,
>> 
>>     I'm newbie in Linux and I have a problem : I need hadle about
>>     50.000 files in one directory, how Linux handle this? how is the
>>     performance?, the project is :
> 
> If it is ext2/3, it will be not so exiting...

why? there is htree support in ext2/3 which should make handling of
large amounts of file a lot easier/faster.

Andreas
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