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    SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?
    On Sat, Aug 12, 2000 at 10:31:43AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > On 11 Aug 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > > In article <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008120028320.11791-100000@duckman.distro.conectiva>,
    > > Can't be done.
    > >
    > > "/bin/mv", yes. Makes complete sense to move a full file with all
    > > "subforks". It's actually very similar to a directory move.
    > >
    > > But /bin/cp cannot do the same, at least not without teaching it to do
    > > the same thing as for a recursive directory copy (which a regular UNIX
    > > cp wouldn't even try to do on a regular file). But the recursive
    > > directory copy approach should work.
    > >
    > > At least in theory.
    > So what we want are directories, and not file streams?
    > Oh wait, we already have those...
    > /me runs

    You bad. :) You real bad. :)

    Still, it's always pissed me off whenever I tried to get sound files
    (for eg) off a mac onto my amiga (back when my amiga actually worked
    *sigh*). I always wound up getting the bits of the file that weren't


    Had to run resedit on it. I believe you folks are talking about doing
    something similar/the same.

    CaT (

    'He had position, but I was determined to score.'
    -- Worf, DS9, Season 5: 'Let He Who Is Without Sin...'

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