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    Jamie Lokier writes:
    > Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

    >> OK, we can have:
    >>
    >> d Appears in a directory when BSD filename types are used.
    >> i Used in an on-disk inode or directory structure.
    >> s Can be returned in struct stat.
    >
    > Are d and i different? Is whiteout the only difference?

    S_IFSHAD is ACL data, so I doubt it can appear in a directory.
    S_IFWHT of course only appears in directories.
    S_IFCMP appears in VxFS inodes, but might be S_IFREG to users.

    Some of the stream-like file types might not exist on disk at all.

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