Linux: Files as Directories

“He noted that this is not the only application of the patch,
“others might suggest accessing streams, resource forks or extended
attributes through such an interface. However this patch only deals
with the non-directory case, so directories would be excluded from
that interface. But otherwise this patch doesn’t limit the uses of
the ‘file as directory’ concept in any way. It just adds the
infrastructure to support these whacky beasts.””

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