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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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