On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 04:54:02PM +0200, Christoph Rohland wrote:
> > The question is: How? If you do it like ramfs, you cannot swap
> > these symlinks and this is effectively a mlock(symlink) operation
> > allowed for normal users. -> BAD!
> How about storing it into the inode structure if it fits into the
> fs-private union? If it is too big we allocate the page as we do it
> now. The union has 192 bytes. This should be sufficient for most
Great idea. We allocate this space anyway. And we don't have to
care about the internals of this union, because never have to use
it outside the kernel ;-)
I like it. ext2fs does the same, so there should be no VFS
hassles involved. Al?
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