Extended Attribute Mono bindings, now for FreeBSD and Linux

buy over the counter cialis active 20 pills retail price Back in April I contributed Extended Attribute (xattr) bindings to Mono, for use on Linux systems.

synthroid generic alternative I’ve just committed a new version of these, creating a transparent layer, so that these bindings work exactly the same on FreeBSD as they do on Linux. On FreeBSD systems, this will make use of FreeBSD’s extattr API – effectively making the use of extended attributes somewhat portable. The interface which Mono exposes is still the Linux xattr API, but the slight differences between xattr/extattr are handled accordingly by the mono runtime. Thanks to Stephen Bennett (spb from Gentoo) for letting me test things on his FreeBSD install.

buy cheap vp-gl generic from canada Extended attributes are metadata (key/value pairs) that you can apply to files, directories, and symlinks. For example, a program could store the mime-type of a file in an attribute to prevent the need to look it up in future. Extended attributes are nice, because they are stored in/near the file inode, making them cheap to use if you are going to be using the file anyway. Beagle uses them internally and suffers quite a bit when it has to resort to using a traditional database instead.

order gastro health motilium uk online I’ve also been working on improving the unicode handling in the System.Uri class, which is pretty nasty.

strattera generic from canada This entry was posted on Saturday, July 2nd, 2005 at 10:06 am and is filed under Beagle, Gentoo. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

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