Re: WEIRD ext2fs dir size BUG?

Alan Cox (
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 18:15:15 +0000 (GMT)

> Certainly, there may be cases of spewage causing really huge directories,
> and if steps have been made to prevent that happening again it would be
> useful to wind them back to a more reasonable size.

I have to do this sometimes for inn (granted inn should use squid like
directory trees..). When the issue was pointed out to Stephen Tweedie he
sensibly replied that it was beyond the design parameters of ext2fs to
have a 5Mbyte directory

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