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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: Restore files_lock and set_fs_root exports
On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 07:13:55PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 11:05:38AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > Hello, Andrew,
> >
> > Some export-removal work causes breakage for an out-of-tree filesystem.
> > Could you please apply the attached patch to restore the exports for
> > files_lock and set_fs_root?
> What out of tree filesystem, and what the heck is it doing?

MVFS, as was correctly guessed from my diff. It is providing a view into
a source-code control system, so that a given process can specify the
version it wishes to see. Yes, different processes then see a different
filesystem tree at the same mount point.

> Without proper explanation it's vetoed.

What additional explanation are you looking for?

> btw, any reason you put half the world in the Cc list? Al and Andrew I
> see, but do the other people on the Cc list have to do with it? And you
> forgot the person that killed the export.

I figured that there was no way that you would miss it, so there was no
point in adding to an already overly long CC line. ;-)

Thanx, Paul
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