[lkml]   [2000]   [Aug]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?
On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Michael Rothwell wrote:
> Urban Widmark wrote:
> > Erm. What is the point?
> > If you read x.bmp do you eventually start reading x.bmp:thumbnail?
> The point is to be able to store and manage extra data about a file
> with the file. On BeOS and NT, if you copy, move, rename, etc. a
> file, the metadata (stream/attribute data) stays with it. The Mac


> I'm not sure what your question is asking. You don't have to read
> x.bmp:thumbnail if you do not want to. But if you want to view the
> thumbnail, it's there. For instance, on the Mac, you can have a

So when /bin/cp accesses the file it will get all streams
and when /usr/bin/xv accesses the file it will only get the
"main image" it wants?

Unless you have some magic up your sleeve, it sounds like
you're contradicting yourself here...


"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:58    [W:0.197 / U:0.792 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site