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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 09:48:41PM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> This is why I favour storing all essential metadata (about the file's
> content) inside the file's contents, the primary stream.
> We have another problem: what happens when users want to transfer data
> from Windows (with secondary streams) and MacOS (with resource forks)?

I can tell you that - right now we (Samba) has to drop all but the primary stream,
because the Linux filesystems don't have data stream support. Oh look,
we're losing user data (that's a *bad* thing :-).

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