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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?
Rik van Riel wrote:

> 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?

Not at all. "rm" will deal with the whole file,
streams and all, as a unit. So will "mv", when
not moving across volumes (otherwise it's actually
cp + rm). "cp" would have to copy each stream
individually. "cat" would spit out the default
stream only, unless a stream was specified. Etc.

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