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Re: [RFC] redoxfs.pk: Pickle for RedoxFS file system

From: Mohammad-Reza Nabipoor
Subject: Re: [RFC] redoxfs.pk: Pickle for RedoxFS file system
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:11:20 +0330


On Sat, Dec 19, 2020 at 07:30:25AM +0100, Jose E. Marchesi wrote:
> >> I assume you can have symlinks to both files and directories in that
> >> filesystem...
> >
> > Symlink is a file that contains the path to the destination. Kind of a
> > simple text file.
> Oh, so FS_MODE_SYMLINK is also exclusive?
> Then the optimization above applies too!

Most significant nibble of `mode` field defines the type of node:

  0b1000  ->  FILE
  0b0100  ->  DIR
  0b1010  ->  SYMLINK

We need two methods `is_dir_p` and `is_symlink_p`.

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