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Re: Stuff the installer does which isn't done on upgrade....

Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 10:53:14AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Did they fix that? When I first looked into dir_index it was said that
>> it would corrupt the directories since it would search the old linear
>> dirs via hash and insert new entries by hash into linear dirs.
> Who said that?  I was the one who merged the dir_index feature into
> Linux 2.5/2.6, and that was never the case; it was always safe to
> enable dir_index on the fly, by desgin.
> 						- Ted

Must have been misinformation then. Sorry.


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