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From "Denny Snyder" <dsny...@suscom.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache UserDir - 2 directories?
Date Thu, 26 Sep 2002 13:18:27 GMT
Not like it would solve my immediate problem with Apache UserDir publishing.....

But my curiosity is now piqued - how would I modify the defaults to create such a home directory
layout automatically 
upon user creation?



On 25 Sep 2002 at 23:25, Anders Widman wrote:

> >> Unfortunately I ran into a bit of a problem due to a limitation in
> >> the
> > ext2/ext3 file system where you can only have 32000
> >> "links" (directories) within another subdirectory (a.k.a. /home) -
> >> without
> > recompiling the ext source and even then you
> >> only get up to around 32768.....  To get around our inability to
> >> create
> > any new users - I modified the /etc/default/adduser
> >> to /var/home for the home directory spec and now I can create new
> > users.....
> 
> > What about reorganizing your user dir layout by the leading letter
> > of their login?  /home/aaron becomes /home/a/aaron, and /home/jimbo
> > becomes /home/j/jimbo.  That should allow about 750000 users :)
> 
> Aren't  there  other  filesystems that allow more that 32k links in
> the same folder?
> 
> > -Jacob
> > http://www.listingbook.com
> 
> 



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