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SubjectRe: RFC - tree quotas for Linux (2.4.12, ext2)
Neil Brown wrote:
>
> Hi,
> In my ongoing effort to provide centralised file storage that I can
> be proud of, I have put together some code to implement tree quotas.
>
> The idea of a tree quota is that the block and inode usage of a file
> is charged to the (owner of the root of the) tree rather than the
> owner (or group owner) of the file.
> This will (I hope) make life easier for me. There are several
> reasons that I have documented (see URL below) but a good one is that
> they are transparent and predictable. du -s $HOME should *always*
> match your usage according to "quota".

Err, except maybe when you also own a file in /home/idiot/idiots_unprotected_storage_dir
(This relates not at all to your patch/comments.)

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