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Pack files from head daemon.

The pack_ files_daemon() takes files off the tail of the LRU list to pack into clusters; pack_files_from_head_ daemon() takes files off the head. This has the effect of packing the most-frequently accessed files into clusters.

Liddy Shriver 2001-05-01