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    SubjectRe: reiser4 plugins
    On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 23:44 -0700, Hans Reiser wrote:
    > Hubert Chan wrote:
    > >And a question: is it feasible to store, for each inode, its parent(s),
    > >instead of just the hard link count?
    > >
    > >
    > Ooh, now that is an interesting old idea I haven't considered in 20
    > years.... makes fsck more robust too....

    Hey, sounds like the idea I proposed a couple months ago of storing the
    path names in each file, instead of in directories. Only better, since
    each path component isn't text but a link instead.

    It still has the performance and locking problem of having to update
    every child file when moving a directory tree to a new parent. On the
    other hand, maybe the benefit is worth the cost.
    Jonathan Briggs <>
    eSoft, Inc.
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