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Re: fs-independent quotas
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 06:43:47AM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > It seems to me that quotas are fundamentally a special-purpose
> > key/value store; that is, you look up quota information for a
> > particular thing (the key) and get back the quota settings and current
> > usage information (the value).
> If you are going to add a generic key/value store mechanism for all
> filesystems, you can consider fs-independent extended attrbiutes as
I am not adding a generic key/value store mechanism. I am representing
the quota data as a specific key/value store.
A generic key/value store mechanism for all filesystems would be a
very large, messy, and semantically nebulous project...
David A. Holland
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