32k directory limit
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 20 18:28:53 PST 2004
On Friday, 16 January 2004 at 12:05:53 -0800, Darcy Buskermolen wrote:
> Is there a way i can bump up the limit of 32k directories in a directory on
> either 4.9 or 5.2 ?
I don't think so. It's really the link count that's biting you, and
it's a signed 16 bit number. FWIW, System V limits to 1000.
Why do you want that many directories? UNIX directories aren't
designed to be that big, whether the entries point to files or
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