UFS extended attributes

Jan Grant jan.grant at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Apr 10 08:59:18 UTC 2006

On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Robert Watson wrote:

> On Sun, 9 Apr 2006, Duane Whitty wrote:
> > Started doing a little reading on the UFS and UFS2 file systems.  I'm just
> > wondering if all types of files have extended attribute blocks available
> > including named pipes, sockets, and device files?
> > 
> > Is it still the case that there are three unused extended attribute blocks
> > available?
> Extended attribute storage is available for all objects in UFS, including
> files, directories, named pipes, UNIX domain sockets, and device nodes.  I'm
> probably not th eright person to answer questions about the layout itself.

Looks like it is: see /usr/include/ufs/ufs/dinode.h

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