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Re: Any problem with having 100,000 files
On Sat, 1 Jun 2002, Hugo Villeneuve wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 01, 2002 at 05:07:57PM +0200, Dries Schellekens wrote:
> > On Sat, 1 Jun 2002, J. Scott Edwards wrote:
> > > Are there any problems with having 100,000 files or more on the OpenBSD
> > > file system?
> > If you don't put them into one directory, there will be no problem.
> Directories are not gouverned by the same rules as files.
> Because there is a hard link upper limit of 32767 in an inode for
> the FFS file system.
> All directories have a ".." file pointing back to their parent inode
> [thus increasing the parent hard-link counter]. So there is a maximum
> limit of 32676 directories in a single directory.
> In the end, you must be more carefull about your directory creation
> scheme than the number of files in a single directory.
That shouldn't be a problem, I don't believe I'll have more than a few
dozen directories. Is there any such hard limit for files?