[haiku-development] Re: Writing a filesystem driver

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 04:10:03 +0000

Michael Crawford <mdcrawford@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > wrote:
> > Mercurial uses hard links for very cheap branching. So even if it
> > does
> > not require them, it would be nice to use them.
> A workaround would be to mount an image of a filesystem that does
> support hard links.  If that could be done, is there API that enables
> one to create them?

The userland API is in place, of course (as well as the "ln" command),
but AFAICT there is no r/w file system for Haiku that actually supports
them.

Bye,
   Axel.


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