Coda File System

Re: coda limitations: volume name length NOT 32 characters

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Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 11:03:08 +0100
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 05:21:14PM -0800, root wrote:
> When I create a volume with only 16 characters, it works fine.  I think 
> there must be some padding or "reserved" space within the 32 allotted 
> characters.  From looking at the message above (1st item to follow) and 

Right, volume replicas get ".?" siffixes and there is also possible ".backup"

This 32-char limitation is unfortunately a heritage from very old age,
hopefully we get more characters for the volume names some day. Then
the additional suffixes in the naming will be less of an issue.

Received on 2010-02-11 05:04:39