"Henning P. Schmiedehausen" wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris Mason) writes:
> >> Or try reiserfs, they have optimized their filesystem for lots of
> >> entries in one directory.
> >ReiserFS is still limited by the 16 bit link count for directories, so you
> >can't have more than around 65,000 subdirectories with the same parent.
> BTW: This limitation even exists in the "Mother of all network
> attached file systems", ONTAP on NetApp Filers. I ran into it quite a
> while ago at about 65k subdirectories.
> ... had some fun patching an IMAP-daemon... :-)
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If someone wants to sponsor it, we can create a patch just for them to fix it,
otherwise we will leave it for Linus to time VFS changes.
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