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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?

On Mon, 14 Aug 2000, Michael Rothwell wrote:

> Alexander Viro wrote:
> > Erm? How about foo:splat to bar:splat when bar:sheesh exists but bar
> > doesn't?
> "bar:sheesh" cannot exist without "bar"; "bar"
> will simply be null (empty) in this case, but will
> be there nonetheless.

Bingo! So there I am, saying rename("foo:sheesh", "bar:sheesh");
Look, mommy - I've got this strange "bar" thing I wasn't asking for!
That's precisely the same problem that started this subthread - weird side
effects on the namespace. I can tell you that it is a fucking hell to deal
with. BTDT.

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