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    SubjectRe: Transparent mounts
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    Followup to:  <19991117185037.B5744@surfsouth.com>
    By author: Chad Miller <cmiller@surfsouth.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    >
    > On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 09:26:41PM +0000, Riley Williams wrote:
    > > Basically, one facility I could use is that of being able to mount two
    > > or more partitions on top of each other and have all the files from
    > > all of the partitions available for reading. This is what I call a
    > > transparent mount.
    >
    > It sounds a lot like (BSD's?) union mount.
    >

    Yes it does, as well as the IFS (inherited filesystem) that Linux
    *did* have for a while. It got dropped because of lack of interest,
    mostly.

    -hpa

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