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Re: Any problem with having 100,000 files
On Sat, Jun 01, 2002 at 01:25:35PM -0400, Matthew Weigel wrote:
> > They would be spread out over a several directories. For
> > curiosity, what is the limit in one directory? If I had 5,000
> > files in one directory, what kind of things would be slow?
> Your best bet would be to test this yourself. Use jot(1) to
> generate to generate 5,000 filenames, and pipe it to xargs to
> run touch.
No need for anything so complex:
$ touch `jot 5000`
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