[Thunar-dev] Recent document support

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Jul 31 19:30:54 CEST 2006

Erlend Davidson wrote:
>>>The slow-down with scaling is a real pity - a tagging filesystem would
>>>be excellent for linux.
>>I agree, but IMHO this should be implemented at the filesystem-level, or  
>>at the very least by a file-system like data store. An RDBMS for a time  
>>sensitive operation like this seems like a bad idea.
> Isn't this what extended attributes are for

Ehm... no, RTFM.

> (and they are in the 
> filesystem)?  All they are missing is an index... anyone wanna patch all 
> the linux filesystems to have indexable extended attributes?! :-p

And who's going to patch Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Darwin, ...?


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