Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status (fuse)

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 04:54:08 EST

Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > We could. But that would again be overly restrictive. The goal is to
> > > make the use of FUSE filesystems for users as simple as possible. If
> > > the user has to manage multiple namespaces, each with it's own
> > > restrictions, it's becoming a very un-user-friendly environment.
> >
> > I'd have thought that it would be possible to offer the same user interface
> > as you currently have with private namespaces. Hide any complexity in the
> > userspace tools? Where's the problem?
> Sorry, I don't get it.

I'm asking you to expand on what the problems would be if we were to
enhance the namespace code as suggested. What's the "very un-user-friendly
environment", and why cannot it be made more friendly with appropriate
support tools?
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