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Re: fs-independent quotas

On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 07:59:08PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
 > >  > How would this fit in, if at all?
 > > 
 > > That's a good question. My first instinct is that like the other stuff
 > > zfs does that it does in its own semantically-incompatible way, it
 > > would require its own tools. But I guess the quota system could be
 > > made to report the limits if the sub-filesystems are specifically
 > > assigned to users somehow. Or something like that...
 > The problem is that sub-file-system per user, or one per workgroup and 
 > one subsubfs per user, are only special cases of what you can do. It's 
 > really a filesystem, mounted at some point in the tree, and can be used
 > to limit finer-grained than what you can express with user and group
 > quota, although it can emulate their functionality.

That's sort of what I suspected. I dunno, it probably won't work.

David A. Holland

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