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Re: Ext3 indexed directory extension.



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On Friday 23 August 2002 16:02, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On the userland side, there's one minor change which still needs to be
> done, and that's mke2fs/tune2fs support for enabling the htree support
> so that you don't have to use debugfs to turn on the feature flag.
> The reason why I haven't done this yet is this raises the ugly
> question of how the default hash field in the superblock should be
> filled in, and until we have canonical kernel patch which supports the
> new hash functions, I didn't want to release code that made this
> decision in either direction.  I really don't want to encourage people
> to use the hack hash, since it is significantly worse at spreading
> files, and right now, the main patch folks are likely to use only
> support that old legacy dx_hack_hash.

Then, must I use debugfs for enable htree support in an ext3 file system ?
How ?

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