Re: [PATCH 12/13] sysfs: Propagate renames to the vfs on demand

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 21:12:15 EST


Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> It isn't what I want but it is what the VFS requires. If let the vfs
> continue on it's delusional state we will leak the vfs mount and
> everything mounted on top of it, with no way to remove the mounts.

This is caused by not having any way to prevent deletion on
directories with submounts, right? How does other distributed
filesystems deal with directories with submounts going away underneath


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