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Re: [tlug] Permissions are like Rubik's cubes [SOLVED]

Tod McQuillin writes:

 > Actually, it lives in the file's inode.  The directory contains just 
 > filenames and pointers to inodes.

OK.  So what is your preferred name for the collection of facts that
includes both the directory and the information in inodes (plus
extended attributes which may or may not be kept in inodes, etc, etc)?
"Metadata" doesn't quite work here for me (it's too unstructured),
that's why I chose to use "directory" sloppily.  "File system" also
doesn't work because we're trying to explain file system behavior

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