Re: [rfc] Near-constant time directory index for Ext2

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 05:35:34 EST

> Daniel Phillips wrote:
> >
> > There will be a lot fewer metadata index
> > blocks in your directory file, for one thing.
> >
> Oh yes, another thing: a B-tree directory structure does not need
> metadata index blocks.

Before people get excited about complex tree directory indexes, remember to
solve the other 95% before implementation - recovering from lost blocks,
corruption and the like
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