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SubjectRe: reiser4 plugins (was: silent semantic changes with reiser4)
> > compression or encryption must sit below the pagecache to work nicely,
> > and this hint things that usually sit at the pagecache level. But let's
> > assume you have a valid use for different file_operations, why don't you
> > simply add in different file_operations instead of adding another
> > internal dispatch layer?
> I don't know, ask Hans. How could the VFS know it a filesystem wants to
> do something specific with a file that is completely transparent to the
> VFS?

The VFS shouldn't, that the whole point. That's why it allows the
filesystem to register different method tables for each object.

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