archive bit in xattr possible/exist?
leet at leenx.co.za
Wed Jul 3 02:38:03 GMT 2002
> I know it is possible to use "map archive" to keep track of archive
> bits, but this is not very useful if you have real UNIX users. I.e. I
> can't have samba arbitrarily playing with the execute bits.
> Does anyone know of any attempted implementation of archive bits through
> extended attributes? This would probably need a VFS layer, to get and
> set them appropriately.
I have asked this question before, but got no responce ...
> If no one has looked into this is there a better/different way of
> tracking archive bits?
I remember searching the mail list archives, and somebody else proposed
this, but I don't think anybody has done anything ...
If anybody is going to looking into this, could they keep it on the list,
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