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Re: to compare journalised file systems

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Subject: Re: to compare journalised file systems
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 14:06:51 -0800
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On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 04:53:10PM -0500, Stephen Lord wrote:
> Not to mention that chattr gets into the filesystem via an ext2
> ioctl call.

this is true, im not sure what reiserfs did, probably they just
implemented this ioctl.  ideally there should probably be a
standardized and generic call for inode flags like this, but since not
just implementing the ext2 ioctl is fine.  (chattr does not check for
ext2 it just calls the ioctl and if the fs doesn't support it the user
gets `not a typewriter').

Ethan Benson

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