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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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