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SubjectRe: reiser4 plugins


David Masover wrote:

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>Lincoln Dale wrote:
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>>this is the WHOLE point of standardization .. i don't think its that
>>Reiser4's EAs offer any more or less capabilities than standard EAs -
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>They do. Reiser4's EAs can look like any other object -- files,
>folders, symlinks, whatever. This is important, especially for
>transparency.
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it was accepted not so long ago that 'file-as-directory' and 'EA' are
two different things, predominantly because existing tools and apps
won't necessarily "do the right thing<tm>".

this has been discussed to death previously. oh what a surprise.
http://lwn.net/Articles/100271/


cheers,

lincoln.


cheers,

lincoln.
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