deep vs. shallow directory structure

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Mon Jul 5 06:16:55 MDT 2010

On Mon 05 Jul 2010, Shai Ayal wrote:

> > More directories probably won't help much.
> Thanks. Will more directories make the performance worse?

Not necessarily, it depends on things like how fast scanning the
directories is in relation to how many files actually need to be
transferred, for example. Every directory is of course more metadata
that needs to be transferred and compared.


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