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Re: Backup from huge Maildirs

On Mon, 03 Sep 2007, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 07:13:28PM +0200, Oliver Hitz wrote:
> > ext3 is
> > much slower than reiserfs if you're handling directories containing huge
> > numbers of files.
> Does this still hold for ext3 filesystems with directory hash enabled?

Yes, when you need to *enumerate* all files in a dir.  The hash trees make
it even worse, I think.

Hashes help opening a file you already know to be there, or creating a file.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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