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Re: Re: Efficient processing of large directory

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Oct 05, 2003 at 04:04 UTC ( #296642=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Efficient processing of large directory
in thread Efficient processing of large directory

Switch to a dbm like DB_File instead of lots of small files. Particularly if you use a BTree, you will get much better organized usage of disk.

But do keep text backups in case an upgrade breaks DB_File.


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