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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Sat, 12 Aug 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
> >
> > You know what tar(1) will do with you for that, don't you? Same ->st_ino
> > with different contents... And unlike procfs, here tar is a Reasonable
> > Thing(tm).
>
> But "tar" won't even _see_ the thing. Unless "tar" starts to know about
> S_IFCOMPLEX. In which case it's a non-issue.
>
> Remember: unix-only programs will only see the regular data side. They
> won't ever see the other resource forks at all. Ergo, they cannot break.
>

No backups then?
No find . | cpio -pdv /dest?
Are you sure?

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It sounds good!

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