Subject: Re: Defragmenting a NetBSD drive
To: Michael Richardson <,>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: netbsd-ports
Date: 09/15/1999 01:14:50
In article <> you wrote:
>   The file system doesn't need it. It was designed to work for long periods.
>   About the only thing that may be needed is that directories that get used
> a lot, e.g. /var/spool/mqueue, etc. may need to be deleted and rebuilt to
> make them smaller, but that can be done with a shell script.

Wasn't this problem solved with the truncate(2) system call?

 - Hubert

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