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SubjectRe: unionfs
On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, [iso-8859-1] Jörn Engel wrote:

> On Mon, 15 March 2004 20:47:05 +0800, Ian Kent wrote:
> > On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, [iso-8859-1] Jörn Engel wrote:
> > >
> > > You could also have some sort of 'hidden symlink', i.e. something that
> > > behaves just like a file but is in fact a link to some other
> > > filesystem. If that other filesystem is not accessable, all
> > > operations return -EIO.
> >
> > Sounds a bit untidy.
>
> If you have a cleaner idea, I'm open for suggestions.
>
> > Has anyone checked http://www.filesystems.org/
> >
> > What do you think?
>
> Looks like an abstraction layer that still assumes a 1:1 mapping
> between filesystems and devices, so it doesn't help. Did I miss
> something?

There was talk on the mailing list that they were close to releasing a
unionfs filesystem for their fistgen generator. But it has been a while
and still nothing.

Ian

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