Support file systems without extended attributes

Registered by Tejas Sumant on 2013-08-26

Swift today assumes that file system underneath supports extended attributes. This assumption limits deployment of Swift to file systems without extended attributes. The blueprint proposes changes to run swift on file systems without extended attributes

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Rick Clark
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Tejas Sumant
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Proposed for trunk
Implementation:
Good progress
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Tejas Sumant on 2013-08-26

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This is work that will be fulfilled by the current DiskFile refactorings and the storage policy features. Please contribute into those efforts before trying to implement this separately. --John Dickinson

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