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    SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
    On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 12:30:19AM +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
    > On Thursday 26 August 2004 23:05, David Lang wrote:
    >
    > > I also don't see why the VFS/Filesystem can't decide that (for example)
    > > this tar.gz is so active that instead of storing it as a tar.gz and
    > > providing a virtual directory of the contents that it instead stores the
    > > directory of the contents and makes the tar.gz virtual (regenerating it as
    > > needed or as extra system resources are available)
    >
    > Because that would mean the kernel should "talk" the tar format, which is,
    > IMHO, a Bad Idea (TM). Maybe the kernel could notify a user-space daemon to
    > perform this task, instead.

    Wasn't HURD supposed to do this for us?
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    Chris Dukes
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