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Re: Ext3 indexed directory extension.

On Fri, 23 Aug 2002, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> Well, I think the patch Chris posted is based on the features-branch
> code (according to his email), so it will probably have half-MD4 as
> the hash.
That is right. The patch I post *is* base on CVS and using the halt-MD4
which has the endian problem. It do not match the e2fsck right now.

> > > there still needs to be some cleanup done (e.g. htree and e2fsck to
> > > live happily together).
> I was referring to the fact that the current features branch and e2fsck
> do not support the same hash functions.

> If we are looking to use TEA, why even bother with endian-neutral
> half-MD4?  I don't think _anyone_ has ext3 code which uses that,
> and it is not compatible with the existing half-MD4 code either.
> We may as well cut out complexity while we have the option to do so.
Agree. If somebody do use some not compatible hash, we still can
can e2fsck to regenerate the hash for the directory?

> Cheers, Andreas
> --
> Andreas Dilger
> http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
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