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Re: extattr namespaces
> The question is: do we strip/add the string namespace when
> storing/reading the values in the filesystem.
> For native use, I think we do not want to strip, as it is simplier. The
> problem arise when mounting a disk from FreeBSD. Here when we ask to
> store "user.foo", we mean USER "foo" and not USER "user.foo".
> I think we just need a mount option: -o -stripxattr
> It would do this mapping:
> "system.foo" <-> SYSTEM "foo"
> "trusted.foo" <-> SYSTEM "trusted.foo"
> "security.foo" <-> SYSTEM "security.foo"
> "user.foo" <-> USER "foo"
> "anything.foo" <-> USER "anything.foo"
i wonder if our ufs is still compatible enough with freebsd for the option
to be useful. especially when we use a different API from theirs.
but having the option would not hurt much either, given that it would be
> Emmanuel Dreyfus
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