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    SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?

    On Mon, 14 Aug 2000, James Sutherland wrote:

    > > OK, NTFS is claimed to support links. I bet that they apply to the
    > > whole bunch of forks/whatever, not to the individual components.
    > > rename() will do...?
    > The same problem comes up if you treat the files as directories. Or
    > mountpoints.

    Umm... Not really. You have _one_ object and you can't split it up.
    man rename and search for EXDEV - you can't rename accross fs boundary.

    > > Welcome to fun with rename() that happens to split them (and that will
    > > be any rename in your variant).
    > We'll have to split them in plenty of cases anyway. Better to regard them

    Such as?

    > as distinct from the outset wherever possible.

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