Re: unionfs

From: Ian Kent
Date: Mon Mar 15 2004 - 07:47:51 EST

On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, [iso-8859-1] Jörn Engel wrote:

> On Mon, 15 March 2004 12:35:25 +0100, Carsten Otte wrote:
> > Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> > >FWIW, have a look at
> > I do really think this problem needs to be solved a different way: BSD-style
> > union mount in VFS, no redirecting filesystem.
> > I am planning to work on that during the 2.7. series. I do hope I will be able
> > to write code clean enough for inclusion, lets see...
> You could also have some sort of 'hidden symlink', i.e. something that
> behaves just like a file but is in fact a link to some other
> filesystem. If that other filesystem is not accessable, all
> operations return -EIO.

Sounds a bit untidy.

Has anyone checked

What do you think?


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