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Re: [opensuse] Re: wrong topic: Re: Hard division inode/data is an anachronism
On 13/11/18 06:02 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
On 12/11/2018 18:37, Anton Aylward wrote:
That's not a correct statement.

[Shrug] Take it up with these folks...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inode

"Some Unix-style file systems such as ReiserFS omit an inode table"

To be an absolutely linguist reductionist, yes that is true; a B+ tree list is
NOT the same as a table.

https://serverfault.com/questions/672645/how-to-increase-inodes-limit-in-reiserfs-filesystem

"ReiserFS doesn't use inodes."

It can't NOT. The information, the 'meta-data', ha to be there, has to be
available, otherwise the file could not be accessed. That you can do a 'stat()'
on a file on a ReiserFS proves that it is there.

http://www.linux-mag.com/id/8658/

"For example, ReiserFS does not use traditional inodes."


Again, being an absolutely linguist reductionist, I would say that "ReiserFS
does not internally represent inodes in a tradition manner".


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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?


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