[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
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