[Gllug] Undelete...?

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Tue Feb 10 01:30:22 UTC 2004

On Thu, 5 Feb 2004, Bruce Richardson said:
> It's not a space issue.  *nix filesystems are notoriously
> undelete-hostile not through simple oversight or miserliness but because
> of conscious design decisions with specific objectives.  For instance,
> such filesystems simply do not suffer from fragmentation.  

... very much.

They certainly *can* get fragmented: fill one almost totally up and
churn the files on it, and see how long it remains unfragmented :)

But it's quite hard to do.

`note to the crown prosecution service: Machine guns dont have a
 'stun' setting.' --- mjw
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