[RndTbl] Advanced file systems
tim at fractaldragon.net
Tue Jan 4 15:28:28 CST 2005
On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 02:34:16PM -0600, Sean A. Walberg wrote:
> VMS' file system has versioning. You'd get a file name like "login.com;1"
> for the first version, and so forth.
> Not sure about metadata. ISTR that "files" could be more than just your
> usual flat file or executable -- variable and fixed length records were
> intrinsic file types. There was also a lot of information stored in the
> metadata, whether or not it is extensible is a mystery to me.
> If you do find a linux file system that supports versioning I'd like to
> hear about it, since I'd find it handy in some cases.
I think Reiser4 may help here. I'm not sure it's really done yet though.
Don't sweat it -- it's only ones and zeros.
-- P. Skelly
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