On Oct 16, 2011, at 10:22 AM, Jesus Cea wrote:
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> On 16/10/11 18:49, Jesus Cea wrote:
>>> These are special on disk blocks for storing file system metadata
>>> attributes when there isn't enough space in the bonus buffer
>>> area of the on disk version of the dnode.
> Last question...
> Can somebody confirm that with this change filesystem "symbolic links"
> got their own objects and are replicated as dataset "copies" attribute
> If I remember correctly, the initial ditto blocks implementation
> doesn't replicate symbolic links. Is that solved? (not retroactively,
> of course).
Symlinks are metadata. Metadata has had default copies=2 or 3 for a very
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