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Re: null character filesystem corruption with 2.4.6

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: null character filesystem corruption with 2.4.6
From: Juha Saarinen <juha@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 09:42:45 +1200 (NZST)
Cc: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>, Colin Walters <walters@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Seth, I think you're getting terms confused here... extended attributes
> don't have anything to do with the null characters in files that have a
> size, but no data.  Extended attributes are extra pieces of information
> that can be attached to a file, this is how access control lists (ACLs)
> are implemented in XFS, for example.

I didn't actually know that XFS uses EAs for ACLs. What else is stored in

Why not do it NTFS-style and use "streams"? ;->



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