Re: FileSystem Question
Manon Metten wrote:
On my Debian GNU/Linux box I use ext3 file system. On my other platform
(AmigaOS) I use SmartFileSystem (SFS). Well, I don't know nothing about
file systems, but SFS has one feature I really miss in ext3: ".recycled".
Every file I delete or every file I overwrite, ends up in .recycled.
This is very
useful when eg. retrieving a document (or every other file that gets
Eg: Say that I'm writing "my_doc" using OOo. When I save it for the
it will be written to disk. When I save it the second time, the first
copy will be
moved to .recycled where it gets a hex nr appended (eg: my_doc$AAA) and
the new version will be saved to disk.
So when I save my_doc five times, 4 copies end up in .recycled
my_doc$AAB, my_doc$AAC, my_doc$AAD). But I could easily save my_doc
a thousand times, and all copies end up in .recycled (well, actually,
number of copies .recycled stores depend on the settings but the limit
Now after saving for the fifth time, I realize that I had accidentally
vital info. How can I retrieve that? I just open eg.
the info that was not deleted at that time and paste it in my current
Now here's my question: Is there a file system for GNU/Linux with a
feature? I would at least like to have my ~ partition to use such a
ext3cow does this but it is not in debian repos for some reason...