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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
Christophe Saout wrote:
> echo linux > file.bla/keywords/topic
>
> The filesystem might then automatically put these keywords into an index
> and then provide a search mechanism elsewhere where it could ask "find
> me all dentries with the keyword 'linux'." and it would return a list
> like locate does. Only that it's in realtime and also works when moving
> the file around (but not when copying with an unaware program for
> obvious reasons).

It could work even when copying with an unaware program - provided
the're a tool which knows to extract metadata from files where that
hasn't been done already, or where the file's been modified.

-- Jamie




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