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Inode v. Directory Entry for info about file (was: Re: [tlug] Privacy question - owner settings)

Stuart Luppescu wrote:

> Ownership and permissions are stored in the directory entry.

Maybe for FAT[2] filesystems, but I thought that for unix-ish 
filesystems, that the directory entry just had a name and inode 
number, and the bulk of the information about the file were in 
the inode[1] itself. There may be any number of directory entries 
all pointing to the same inode. 


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