[drupal-devel] file attachment storage

Karoly Negyesi karoly at negyesi.net
Mon Jun 27 12:41:08 UTC 2005

On Monday 27 June 2005 14:41, David Norman wrote:
> I'm just tossing this up for discussion, but is it of any concern for
> scaling that all attachments get dropped in the same directory? Might it
> be better for them to be divided up by module so book attachments get
> filed into a book subdirectory of the files directory?

I have looked into this, and it is not a problem.

ext2fs needs a special setting if you a real lot of files, but that's all. 
Every filesystem (which is not FAT...) is happy with something like a 
million files according to Google.

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