[Mailman-Users] thousands of lists

Iain Pople ipople at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jul 28 07:07:00 CEST 2005

We are using Solaris UFS.

On 28/07/2005, at 2:55 PM, ross at jose.lug.udel.edu wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 01:55:36PM +1000, Iain Pople wrote:
>> The concern is that on a unix filesystem it is very slow to access
>> directories with thousands of entries.
> While I can't address your question directly, I can say that this
> isn't an issue.  Just use ReiserFS or set your ext2/3 filesystems to
> use dir_index.  Either one will give you hashed directory lookups and
> resolve this performance issue.

Iain Pople
Systems Programmer
University of Melbourne

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