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Re: Extended attributes Linux interface

Matthew Mondor <> wrote:

> Strings are used instead of IDs to distinguish the class of an extended
> attribute, i.e. "system" etc.  My question is then: must those be
> limited to ASCII or can they support arbitrary bytes, or UTF-8?

For now it is just a C string. It seems we assume only ASCII will be
used here, but there is no check against entering an UTF-8 string.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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