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Re: nodes have authors


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: nodes have authors
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 20:56:32 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.27i

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 08:17:50PM +0100, address@hidden wrote:
> > Should this also apply to symlinks? Or should the default behaviour be
> > used.
> 
> I think the translator for symlinks shouldn't be shown or it should
> be an option.

None of the special translators like /hurd/symlink as listed in
<hurd/paths.h> should be shown by such user applications (unless maybe the
user requested it).  Instead, the POSIX or traditional UNIX counterparts
should be shown.

/* Standard translators for special node types.
   These pathnames are used by the C library.
   UFS and perhaps other filesystems short-circuit these translators.  */
#define _HURD_SYMLINK   _HURD "symlink" /* S_IFLNK */
#define _HURD_CHRDEV    _HURD "chrdev" /* S_IFCHR */
#define _HURD_BLKDEV    _HURD "blkdev" /* S_IFBLK */
#define _HURD_FIFO      _HURD "fifo" /* S_IFIFO */
#define _HURD_IFSOCK    _HURD "ifsock" /* S_IFSOCK */

Thanks,
Marcus

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