john.allen at dublinux.net
Thu Jul 22 08:35:20 IST 2004
On Thursday 22 July 2004 04:16, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > I still think all these userlevel libraries to provide fs-like APIs are a
> > terrible idea. All this stuff should *appear to be* a filesystem to
> > *all* apps -- even "ls", "cat", and "less".
> Yeah I'd have to agree, it is all very well and good until you go to use
> an old app or something .. I always long for the VMS style
> vax2::directory:x.txt to open a file on another VMS system and it worked
> for every app..
You mean something like.
John Allen, mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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