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Re: Unionfs etc Re: Packaging

From: Rahul Siddharthan <rsidd@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 23:31:37 +0100

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 06:04:02PM +0100, Rahul Siddharthan wrote:
> > Interesting... well, this is not an immediate problem, I'll bring it up 
> > again for discussion once I have something already working (currently I'm
> > playing with unionfs and thinking about Matt's suggestion of having it
> > detect recursions and therefore allow mount of subdirectories, which would
> > be immensely helpful, but I've done no kernel hacking before beyond small
> > single-line tweaks)
> Be careful, I had issues with unionfs and silent data corruption.

That was indeed a concern I had: the manpage is full of big red warnings.
Still, Matt has been playing with the code so it's not abandonware, and
he said that if there are issues he'll help fix them.


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