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    SubjectRe: [RFC 12/26] ext2 white-out support

    On Jul 31 2007 12:36, Josef Sipek wrote:

    >Instead, the new ODF code stores whiteouts as hardlinks to a special
    >(regular) zero-length file in odf (/odf/whiteout), and it stores opaqueness
    >information for directories in the inode GID bits in an ODF file system
    >(e.g., ext2, XFS, etc.) on the local machine. This avoids the name-space
    >pollution and avoids races with network file systems, while minimizing inode
    >consummation in /odf.

    Inode GID bits - are you reducing my 32 bits of gid_t to 31 bits?
    That does not work out either.

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