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SubjectRe: Versioning file system
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 06:10:21PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 02:31:14PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > And that makes them different from extended attributes, how?
> >
> > Both of these really are nothing but ad hocky syntactic sugar for
> > directories, sometimes combined with in-filesystem support for small
> > data items.
>
> There's a good discussion of the issues involved in my LCA 2006
> presentation.... which doesn't seem to be on the LCA 2006 site. Hrm.
> I'll have to ask that this be fixed. In any case, here it is:
>
> http://thunk.org/tytso/forkdepot.odp

Did you ever code up forkdepot ? Just wondering ?

Just because I now agree with you that streams are
a bad idea doesn't mean the pressure to support them
in some way in Samba has gone away :-).

Jeremy.
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