Chapter 16: Extended Attributes

In this chapter, we describe extended attributes (EAs), which allow arbitrary metadata, in the form of name/value pairs, to be associated with file i-nodes. EAs were added to Linux in version 2.6.

16 Extended Attributes
16.1 Overview
16.2 Extended Attribute Implementation Details
16.3 System Calls for Manipulating Extended Attributes
16.4 Summary
16.5 Exercises

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