[jcifs] setReadOnly, setReadWrite, or setAttributes?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Oct 30 04:10:49 EST 2003

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 10:52:47AM -0600, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> Both OS/2 HPFS and Windows NTFS support EAs.  They're basically Name/Value 
> pairs that are maintained by the filesystem in association with (but not 
> as part of) a file.  I *think* that some Unix (Linux and/or *BSD, I think) 
> filesystems may also support them now.  New stuff if true.
> There has been some talk of using them to store other forms of metadata 
> such as ACEs, etc.

Oh... and I forgot to mention that EAs are accessed via SMB Transactions, 
so RPC isn't needed.

> Here's a link:  http://www.seds.org/~spider/spider/OS2/HPFS/ea.html

Chris -)-----

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