Extended file atributes

stan stanb at panix.com
Sun Aug 13 18:27:15 UTC 2006

On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 07:26:13PM +0200, J?rgen Blomberg wrote:
> 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.
> > 
> > Can this be done in FreeBSd?
> Yes, have a look at setextattr(8) and extattr(9).

Excelent, thanks.

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