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Re: A success story with apt and rsync

On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 01:29:06AM +0200, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> It should put them in the package in the order they came from
> readdir(), which will depend on the filesystem. This is normally the
> order in which they were created,
As long as the file system uses an inefficient approach for directories like
the ext2/ext3 linked lists. If directories are hash tables (like on
reiserfs) even creating another file in the same directory may totally mess
up the order.

Michael Karcher

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