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    SubjectRe: reiser4 plugins
    On Fri, 01 Jul 2005 03:06:19 -0500, David Masover <> said:

    > Hubert Chan wrote:

    >> The main thing blocking file-as-dir is that there are some
    >> locking(IIRC?) issues. And, of course, some people wouldn't want it
    >> to be merged into the mainline kernel. (Of course, the latter
    >> doesn't prevent Namesys from maintaining their own patches for people
    >> to play around with.)

    > What's the locking issue? I think that was more about transactions...

    It was whatever was Al Viro's (technical) complaint about file-as-dir.
    I don't remember exactly what it was. The technical people know what it
    is (and the Namesys guys are probably working on it), and the exact
    issue doesn't concern us non-technical people that much, so I don't feel
    like looking it up. But if you want to, just look for Al Viro's message
    in this thread.

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