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Re: A success story with apt and rsync

Michael Karcher <michael.karcher@dpk.berlin.fido.de> writes:

> 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

ext2/ext3 has hashed dirs too if you configure it.


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