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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?


On Mon, 14 Aug 2000, Abramo Bagnara wrote:

> What about to use:
>
> dir/file
> dir/#file/Icon
> dir/#file/Info
>
> but leaving the exact semantics Linus proposed for S_ISCOMPLEX solution?

Same problem as with file:foo approach - names walking around.

> The only needed additions I think are the rules:
> - creating dir/#file implies the creation of an empty dir/file (if it
> does not exists)
> - no regular files can be created with names beginning with # (or
> another magic char, BTW a suffix instead of a prefix would keep sorting
> happy)

Tell that to EMACS or CVS. '#' _is_ a valid character.


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