lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Jun]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: Versioning file system
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 09:16:30AM -0700, alan wrote:
>
> I just wish that people would learn from the mistakes of others. The
> MacOS is a prime example of why you do not want to use a forked
> filesystem, yet some people still seem to think it is a good idea.
> (Forked filesystems tend to be fragile and do not play well with
> non-forked filesystems.)

Jeremy Alison used to be the one who was always pestering me to add
Streams support into ext4, but recently he's admitted that I was right
that it was a Very Bad Idea.

As I mentioned in my Linux.conf.au presentation a year and a half ago,
the main use of Streams in Windows to date has been for system
crackers to hide trojan horse code and rootkits so that system
administrators couldn't find them. :-)


- Ted
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-06-18 19:33    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans