[RC5] LIFO? Is this true?

Ivo Janssen ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl
Thu May 14 19:44:12 EDT 1998


On Tue, 12 May 1998, waldo kitty wrote:

> Michael K. Weise wrote:
> > 
> > Joe Zbiciak wrote:
> > >
> > > Some OS's use a more intelligent directory structure (eg. b-tree, or
> > > other log(n) type of structure) that scales a little better with the
> > > number of files,
> > 
> > Interesting. Would you happen to know which file systems do that?
> > 
> 
> i can think of OS/2's HPFS for sure (what i run here with 10Gig of
> storage) and i would assume WinNT's NTFS because NT startes life as a
> true clone of OS/2 (from same source code base) OB-)

NTFS? Nah, if you think of it, it sucks. (It fragments like hell).

A look at the LDP (Linux Doc. Project) gives the ReiserFS
(http://idiom.com/~beverly/reiserfs.html), a beta-stage fs for linux
based on balanced trees.

Ivo


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