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Date 2016-01-11.21:42:12
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I am all for preventing the leaks. But using FDs proportional to the tree
depth seems reasonable to me. (If you are worried about some kind of DoS
attack on the algorithm by someone who can build a tree with depth 1000,
well, if they can do that they can also create a flat folder with a million
files in it.)

Is there a potential hybrid strategy, where for small directories we close
the FD but for large directories we keep it open?
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