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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
Am Donnerstag, den 26.08.2004, 13:28 +0200 schrieb Andrea Arcangeli:

> then what's the difference in having the plugin fixed in stone into
> reiserfs? That's my whole point.

I think you're not exactly understanding what a reiser4 "plugin" is.

Currently plugins are not modules. It just means that there's a defined
interface between the reiser4 core and the plugins. Just like you could
see filesystems as "VFS plugins".

In fact, reiser4 plugins are
- users of the reiser4 core API
- some of them are implementing Linux VFS methods (thus being some sort
of glue code between the Reiser4 storage tree and the Linux VFS)

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