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

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 21:16:48 EST

Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hello,
> 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
> it?

NFS does exactly the same thing I am doing.

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