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Re: Efficient processing of large directory

by liz (Monsignor)
on Oct 02, 2003 at 18:50 UTC ( #296020=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Efficient processing of large directory

... Or is there a much better way to do this?...

If you have the possibility of re-formatting a partition, have a look at ReiserFS. It will do the "hashing" of filenames for you and be much more efficient in handling diskspace.

Liz


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