Why ":" is not allowed in file names?
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu May 1 16:40:49 GMT 2003
On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 02:37:33PM +0200, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 04:23, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > Chere Zhou wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Yes, I knew that. It suggests that Chere wants to implement Alternate
> > > > Data Streams ... :-)
> > >
> > > What's the reason that Alternate Data Stream is not implemented?
> > Where would you put them?
> > Support for multiple streams must exist within the native filesystem on the
> > server.
> well we could do that as hack in samba even without file system stream,
> but that would be too ugly even for samba :-)
Absolutely right on both counts.
...in fact, I think that the MacOS fork support that some folks implement
is just such an ugly hack.
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