waling a directory with very many files

Asun Friere afriere at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jun 18 07:42:40 CEST 2009


On Jun 15, 6:35 am, Andre Engels <andreeng... at gmail.com> wrote:
> What kind of directories are those that just a list of files would
> result in a "very large" object? I don't think I have ever seen
> directories with more than a few thousand files...


(asun at lucrezia:~/pit/lsa/act:5)$ ls -1 | wc -l
  142607

There, you've seen one with 142 thousand now! :P



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