[OpenAFS] more newbie questions

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Thu, 22 Feb 2007 19:18:22 -0600

Jason Edgecombe <openafs@rampaginggeek.com> wrote:
> Jonathan Dobbie wrote:
>> As a last question, completely out of left field, does anyone know if
>> AFS stores apple metadata?  I've seen some references to it doing so
>> in Apple Double files, but nothing concrete.
> I'm not sure, but apple tends to store resource metadata for filename
> in ._filename when the filesystem doesn't support resource forks
> natively.

The ._ "AppleDouble" files do indeed get created in AFS.  Along with 
.DS_Store files.

Does anyone know how to prevent their creation?  They cause problems for 
other apps when trying to do things like import *.mp3 in various apps.