Subject: Re: metahook(9)
To: Elad Efrat <elad@NetBSD.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 06/15/2006 09:26:31
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On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 06:10:22PM +0200, Elad Efrat wrote:
> YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > - "inode" is a filesystem dependent term.
> Is there an alternative? if not, this is what it'll use and file-systems
> that can't offer an inode entity are simply not supported.
As Martin notes, you should use file handles. They are the "portable"=20
format of inode numbers. And with network file systems, you really can't=20
use anything else.
Think about stale file handles, and why you don't want veriexec and other=
things to ignore a situation that would give a stale file handle error.
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