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Re: htree stabilitity and performance issues



Hi,

On Fri, 2003-12-19 at 16:56, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> Doesn't readdir order == hash order with Ted's NFS fixes for htree?  In
> that case, if you copied the files in readdir order to a new directory
> the inodes would also be in hash order on disk, until you add a new file.
> It might be worthwhile for a large directory that changes very little,
> but probably a waste of time otherwise.

I'm so used to tools sorting readdir output themselves, I'd forgotten
that cp would leave the order intact, but I just checked and yes, it
does.  So yes, that should work, unless of course you're using Ted's
preload to resort readdir!

Cheers,
 Stephen




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