On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 10:42:56AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Eh?!  n_link limits the number of *subdirectories* a directory can 
> > contain, not the number of *entries*.
> Duh. I'm a git.

That may be true :-), but from the "front lines" I can report that
directories with > 32000 or > 65000 entries is *asking* for trouble. There
is a whole chain of systems that need to get things right for huge
directories to work well, and it often is not that way.

Even though it should be.

So the question is, should git be the harbringer of improvements in this
area, or should it go with the flow.


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