[CalendarServer-dev] Re: twisted dav : xattrprops on linux

Guido Guenther agx at sigxcpu.org
Tue Sep 12 13:38:10 PDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 08:19:40AM -0700, Wilfredo Sánchez Vega wrote:
>   The question remains as to how "correct" this is really.  Is the  
> "user." prefix a Linux system-wide restriction, or is it a per- 
> filesystem thing?  If it's the latter, that means we'd have to check  
> the filesystem type (which I don't know how to do from Python,  
> offhand) every time we want to write a property.  That may be a  
> downer, performance, wise.
AFAIK this is a Linux (VFS layer) thing and not a per filesystem thing
(see include/linux/xattr.h).
 -- Guido

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