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Re: extended attributes

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 04:37:00PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 08:07:02AM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> [autocreate extended attribute backend]
> > Such a behavior could be triggered by a new kernel option such
> > as UFS_EXTATTR_AUTOCREATE. It could hold the default size for autocreated
> > attributes. (e.g.: options UFS_EXTATTR_AUTOCREATE=1024 to get 1024 bytes
> > long attributes). 
> Here is a patch that implements this option. Is it reasonable to commit it?

I don't love having an option for this.  Is there a space or performance
issue with making it (or extended attribute support in general!) the

Too many knobs makes NetBSD a dull kernel.


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