Re: Re: Shrinking ext3 directories



On Saturday 22 June 2002 08:56, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> One things of note - it is currently impossible to have a directory with
> an i_size larger than 2GB, because i_size_high is really i_dir_acl
> overloaded. Even though we don't need i_dir_acl anymore with EA's, all
> of the older kernels would break if they mounted such a filesystem.
> Whether they would be broken anyways trying to read a 2GB+ directory
> is another question entirely.

I was going to ask you about that earlier - where do we lose the sign
bit?

--
Daniel


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