[TUHS] Early non-Unix filesystems?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Mon Mar 21 21:07:41 AEST 2016

Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
> You also can't seek to a given line number in a file.

I was slightly startled by the coolness of the idea when I found out that
nvi uses Berkeley DB as its storage layer; its recno access method
makes a text file look like a random-access array of strings.

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