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    SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
    On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 01:52:18PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
    > On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 09:48:41PM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:
    > >
    > > This is why I favour storing all essential metadata (about the file's
    > > content) inside the file's contents, the primary stream.
    > >
    > > We have another problem: what happens when users want to transfer data
    > > from Windows (with secondary streams) and MacOS (with resource forks)?
    >
    > I can tell you that - right now we (Samba) has to drop all but the primary stream,
    > because the Linux filesystems don't have data stream support. Oh look,
    > we're losing user data (that's a *bad* thing :-).

    Maybe you should learn from netatalk.

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