>However I actually want to charge usage to users.
>There is a natural mapping from users to directory trees via the
>concept of the home-directory. It is home directories that I want to
>impose quotas on. So it seems natural to charge space usage to a
The use I can see for tree quotas whould be quite divorced from
accounts or users. Currently if you want limit the amount of
space the say /tmp, /home or /var/mail uses you need to put
it on a separate partition, but if you could put a quota
on a tree you'd have a much more flexible systema adminstration
tool to control the disk space used by each particular function.
I quite like the idea of the quota being related to an inode.
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