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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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