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Re: extattr namespaces
> Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> wrote:
>> I'm not sure you can even read them: on freebsd "user.foo.bar" will be stored
>> as name "foo.bar" in (integer) namespace user. When we'll read it we'll
>> find foo in (integer) namespace user but we don't know which namespace
>> it really belongs to (as we store the namespace with the name);
>> and for us this will be name "bar" in namespace foo.
> I guess the trick is that anything outside (system, trusted, security)
> will be stored in (integer) user namespace. Therefore you an read it,
> the problem is that you do not know if you should present user.foo.bar
> or foo.bar to the user.
how about the following mapping?
xattr name string <-> ufs on-disk
"system.foo" <-> SYSTEM "foo"
"others.bar" <-> USER "others.bar"
> Emmanuel Dreyfus
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