ZFS to support chflags?

Bernd Walter ticso at cicely12.cicely.de
Thu Apr 12 02:16:58 UTC 2007

On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 08:04:03PM -0400, John Nielsen wrote:
> I just moved /usr over to a zpool on my -CURRENT system. Performance and 
> stability are both excellent so far. (Thanks Pawel!) However I noticed that 
> setting FS flags on files with chflags is not supported. Would it be 
> feasible to add support for flags on ZFS, and if so are there plans to do 
> so?
> If not (and/or in the meantime), are there any places in the base system 
> where flags are required for normal operation? (/var maybe?)

Some binaries have such flags set, but it is not required, otherwise
diskless NFS wouldn't work.
I often see installworld warnings about beeing unable to set extended
flags on ld.so and others on my diskless boxes.

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