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    On Wednesday 22 June 2005 05:18, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Hans Reiser <reiser@namesys.com> wrote:
    > > What is wrong with having an encryption plugin implemented in this
    > > manner? What is wrong with being able to have some files implemented
    > > using a compression plugin, and others in the same filesystem not.
    > >
    > > What is wrong with having one file in the FS use a write only plugin, in
    > > which the encrypion key is changed with every append in a forward but
    > > not backward computable manner, and in order to read a file you must
    > > either have a key that is stored on another computer or be reading what
    > > was written after the moment of cracking root?
    > >
    > > What is wrong with having a set of critical data files use a CRC
    > > checking file plugin?
    >
    > I think the concern here is that this is implemented at the wrong level.

    > In Linux, a filesystem is some dumb thing which implements
    > address_space_operations, filesystem_operations, etc.
    >

    It is not so already. XFS, FUSE, network fs are not of that type.

    Thanks,
    Alex.

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