Names to ids
david at landgren.net
Wed Jan 25 14:18:54 GMT 2006
Andy Armstrong wrote:
> On 25 Jan 2006, at 13:56, Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> Is your numeric id allowed to be longer than 32 bits? If not the first
>> eight characters will do fine - you only have a 32 bit numberspace to
>> use anyway. If not what (if any) length constraints does the numeric
>> id have?
> Or - if it's a unixish system - what about the inode?
If the file gets copied or restored or the partition gets fscked
(literally &/or figuratively), the inode could change.
> --Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
"It's overkill of course, but you can never have too much overkill."
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