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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] multiple committers, again

From: mlh
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] multiple committers, again
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 15:58:04 +1000
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On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 08:38:49PM -0400, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> >
> >  c-b-v-b0.cpio, c-b-v-p1.cpio, ... c-b-v-cacherev14.cpio, c-b-v-p15.cpio 
> >  ...
> Hmm.  I think what you're proposing there would be the first non-pfs 
> archive.

Oh is that what I'm doing? :-)

> Tar's semantics are close enough that I wonder whether it could be used 
> as a PFS.  pfses must support
> file_exists
> is_dir
> file_contents
> get_file
> directory_files
> put_file
> mkdir
> rename
> rmdir
> rm
> Off the top of my head, the tricky ones are rename, is_dir, mkdir, rmdir.

I'm very probably too ignorant of pfs to really say,
but I would have any write commands just write to the
tar, then send the whole tar at the close of the pfs
session. (is there such a thing?)


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