[Gluster-devel] Recognizing contributors and displaying other useful bits?
Niels de Vos
ndevos at redhat.com
Thu Dec 17 16:33:02 UTC 2015
On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 10:22:56AM -0500, Kaleb KEITHLEY wrote:
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> On 12/17/2015 10:05 AM, Niels de Vos wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 10:05:04PM +0530, Ravishankar N wrote:
> >> But yes, if we do want to expose this information via the mount
> >> point, then maybe /mount/.meta is a good place.
> > Indeed, .meta would be better :)
> Can you be certain there isn't some application somewhere that uses
> /mount/.meta ?
> I would prefer that we not litter the namespace with magic filenames.
> Any more than it's already littered.
That is why I was suggesting .glusterfs. There would not be many
applications that use this directory. However, .meta would be more
suitable because we already have the meta xlator:
I'm thinking of extending this to include at least an AUTHORS file.
> I'd prefer an xattr over a file. And something that's sufficiently
> random that it won't collide (high probability) with an application
> file. E.g. a uuid created with `uuidgen -r`
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