[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated - release-4-0-0alpha8-970-gd6270df
jerry at plainjoe.org
Thu Aug 13 14:02:03 MDT 2009
Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Are the linux docs still correct that this is fs dependent?
>> In the current ext2, ext3 and ext4 filesystem
>> implementations, each extended attribute must fit on a
>> single filesystem block (1024, 2048 or 4096 bytes, depending
>> on the block size specified when the filesystem was created).
>> In the XFS and reiserfs filesystem implementations, there is
>> no practical limit on the number or size of extended attributes
>> associated with a file, and the algorithms used to store extended
>> attribute information on disk are scalable.
> I don't think this is the case for ext4 but I'd have to look
> at the code. I think ext4 is 64k, but I thought it was also
> 64k for ext3 (I think it'd been fixed a while ago). I'll have
> to look in the source code to be sure.
I can look it up then. No worries.
"What man is a man who does not make the world better?" --Balian
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