Extended file atributes
stanb at panix.com
Sun Aug 13 15:05:51 UTC 2006
On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 10:57:31AM -0400, Daniel Molina Wegener wrote:
> On Sunday 13 August 2006 10:31, stan wrote:
> > I was just reading about something called "extended file
> > atributes", in Linux. This seems to be a way to store
> > arbitray tag -> value pairs in the filesystem, which are
> > assocaited with a given file.
> Hello, it's similar, but not identical... see the chflags(1)
> and chflags(2) manual pages.
I looked on a 4.x machine. Unless this has been sunstaintaily changed
in later versions, it can't store _arbitrary_ values, which is what
I was looking for.
Unix is very simple, but it takes a genius to understand the simplicity.
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