"Too many links"

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at danga.com
Wed Sep 26 03:53:10 UTC 2007

Max Kanat-Alexander wrote:
> 	So, I'm using ext3, which apparently has a limit on the number
> of subdirectories that can be under one directory. (This limit is
> apparently 32000.)
> 	Currently, using Brackup, I hit that after 2 and a half days of
> backups. And it's not even a huge backup set--maybe 4GB.
> 	Any recommendations on what I could do about it? Even making
> the directories have eight characters instead of four characters would
> make a difference, I think.
> 	-Max
Ah, damn.  My bad.  Just shows I never used the Filesystem target 
outside of the test suite.

Want to patch it to use 2 character dirs from now on, but still 
stat/fallback to the old paths when looking for chunks?

- Brad

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