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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?
On Sat, Aug 12, 2000 at 11:46:08PM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:

On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, Mo McKinlay wrote:

> Being able to do..
>
> $ cp files.tar.gz/docs/mydoc1.txt .
>
> Would be useful.
Here it comes...


But the is a perfect exampe of something that can already be done
today in userland -- in this inctance making cp aware of tar.gz files
and their internals. Obviously you might want to do this in an
external library or something which reads common configuration files
and then load handlers based of file extension or something...



--cw

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