Subject: Re: FFS journal
To: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/24/2006 13:01:30
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On Sat, Jul 22, 2006 at 09:49:39AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jul 2006, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > And what will happen if someone tries to create a .deleted file or dire=
> > in such a filesystem?
> > Right now that is an allowed file or directory name.
> That's why I suggested that the magic name should be spelled ".."
> rather than ".deleted".
I'd really rather not do this. While cute, I fear it will lead to lots of=
confusion; people working on the file system will have to just know that=20
this is the ".deleted" directory.
See my other note about how the directory doesn't have to be in the name=20
space, so it won't have a real name.
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