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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] file as directory
Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> Why do we want this?
> --------------------
>
> That depends on who you ask. My answer is this:
>
> 'foo.tar.gz/foo/bar' or
> 'foo.tar.gz/contents/foo/bar'
>
> or something similar.
>
> Others might suggest accessing streams, resource forks or extended
> attributes through such an interface. However this patch only deals
> with the non-directory case, so directories would be excluded from
> that interface.

here's a possibly stupid question. What about symlinks to dirs? namely
the shells tend to treat them differently if postfixed with a slash or not.
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