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    SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
    Christophe Saout writes:
    > Am Freitag, den 27.08.2004, 01:45 +0400 schrieb Nikita Danilov:
    >
    > > > At least in reiser4 they don't have, or at least you can't access them.
    > >
    > > They do.
    > >
    > > > ln -s foo bar; cd bar/metas shows me the content of foo/metas.
    > >
    > > That's because lookup for "bar" performs symlink resolution.
    >
    > So I can't access them and it is pointless. ;-)
    >
    > BTW, I can do a cd metas/metas/metas/metas/plugin/metas... I don't think
    > this makes sense. :)

    Why? foo/metas is a file system object just like foo. It has owner,
    permission bits, so access to its meta-data should be provided, and
    uniform way to provide access to the file system object meta-data is to
    have these little magic files inside metas directory, which is a file
    system object just like metas. It has owner^@^@^@^@*** - Lisp stack
    overflow. RESET

    Nikita.

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