ZFS to support chflags?

Bernd Walter ticso at cicely12.cicely.de
Fri Apr 13 15:21:18 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 04:59:24PM +0400, Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> Bernd Walter wrote:
> >>>split out non backup directories in different filesystems.
> >>  Huh!? At least 2 FS for each active user in system (and 3 for many of 
> >>them)?
> >Why not?
> >With ZFS I only see the kernel mount list as a possible problem, which
> >AFAIK doesn't scale very well.
> >Maybe someone else with more knowledge will comment on this point.
>   Can user create sub-FS? `chflags nodump ~/temp' is not privileged 
> operation...

I don't think users can create sub-FS, although it seems to be possible
to allow jails.
chflags nodump is not privileged, but not supported with NFS and can
easily lost by many type of applications, which unlink/open files for
.something files holding filter rules work in all cases.

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