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    SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
    what happens when you ue one of the many software packages around that 
    lets windows access a NFS server. when you copy the file to a NFS accessed
    drive does it loose part of the data?

    David Lang

    On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Jamie Lokier
    wrote:

    > Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 21:31:01 +0100
    > From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
    > To: Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
    > Cc: Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>,
    > Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
    > Denis Vlasenko <vda@port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua>,
    > Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>, Christer Weinigel <christer@weinigel.se>,
    > Spam <spam@tnonline.net>, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>,
    > wichert@wiggy.net, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>, reiser@namesys.com,
    > hch@lst.de, Linux Filesystem Development <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
    > Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, flx@namesys.com,
    > reiserfs-list@namesys.com
    > Subject: Re: silent semantic changes with reiser4
    >
    > Jeremy Allison wrote:
    >>> Streams in a Word file?
    >>
    >> Yep.
    >>
    >>> Are you saying that when I copy a .doc file onto my Linux box and off,
    >>> I lose part of a Word document?
    >>
    >> Right now no, because when Samba refuses the stream open, Word falls
    >> back into a "tar"-like mode where it linearises the streams into the
    >> data (it's a legacy mode for storing data on a FAT drive, not an NTFS
    >> drive). However, the problem is that no currently supported Microsoft
    >> OS doesn't have streams-capable NTFS support.
    >
    > I meant when I copy not using Samba. For example, I copy the .doc
    > file in Windows NT to an FTP server.
    >
    > Does the FTP operation magically linearise the .doc streams on demand?
    >
    > Or does FTP lose part of the Word document?
    >
    > -- Jamie
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