tree-based quotas for UFS/UFS2?

Ryan Dooley dooleyr at
Mon Jun 30 11:52:03 PDT 2003

> By tree-based you mean the ability to define "this directory and
> everything under it gets X amount of storage, regardless of owner"?
> If so, I also wish this ability existed, and I've talked with several
> administrators of ISPs that sorely need that ability as well.  If it
> is a monumental undertaking, maybe some hosting providers who use
> FreeBSD and would greatly benefit from such a feature would be willing
> to fund it.

Yup... quotas per directory (not per user or group).

I've been thinking I might take on such a project (I just need to devote
some time on the good old calendar ;-)

I wouldn't think this would be that difficult (it's not trivial but I
wouldn't think it is an evil monster :-)


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