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Re: Userspace questions

To: joebacom@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Userspace questions
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 11:57:43 +1000
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On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 09:48:26PM -0400, joebacom@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> ...
> 1. Is there a way to search the attribute value field somewhat like
> you can the attribute name field (i.e. getfattr -m "expression")?

No - since (unlike the name) the value can be arbitrary binary data,
I'm not sure this makes too much sense.

> 2. What are the limitations (if any) of storeing attribute information
> in the journal?  For instance when is too much, too much?

Both XFS and the VFS limit each individual attribute to having a
maximum of 64K of data.

cheers.

-- 
Nathan


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