linux max filename length

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Wed May 7 11:01:42 MDT 2008


There isn't a place that says "number of directory entries" but there
is a "Maximum pathname length" column.  I don't know if that is the
same or not.

my $0.02
-Daniel

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 10:13 AM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 May 2008, chad at planetmayfield.com wrote:
>  > >>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_file_systems#Limits
>  > >
>  > > Another thing they don't seem to mention is the limit on the number of
>  > > directory entries.
>  >
>  > That is the wonder of Wikipedia, if you know those values, then edit
>  > the page and add them. :)
>
>  I did some searching and couldn't find the values for reiser v3 or v4.
>  One place mentioned 10000 for ext2, but it didn't seem authoritative.
>
>  Otherwise, yes, I could add that column. Maybe just adding the column would
>  inspire someone who knows to fill it in...
>
>
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