rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Aug 14 09:20:08 EDT 2003
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Per Steinar Iversen wrote:
> > Well not great, but most people don't go around investigating seen state
> > for bogus users.
> These files consume diskspace. Call fud a sufficent number of times, each
> time with a different name and eventually these files will consume all
> available space. Also some filesystems, like ext2/3, have performance
> problems with directories containing huge numbers of files.
Of course they do. So don't go around opening the seen data for users
that don't exist! ;)
Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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