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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/8] VFS: per inode statfs (core)
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to den 27.10.2005 klokka 10:23 (+0200) skreiv Miklos Szeredi:
> Yes, possibility for finding out where subfilesystems are located
> _will_ be missing for such filesystems as sshfs.

Why? Can't lookup() notice the change in remote st_dev as you cross the
filesystem boundary?

For NFS the plan is to automatically submount such remote
subfilesystems. That fixes a host of problems including the one that you
mention w.r.t. statfs, the problem of potential duplicate inode numbers,
etc.

Cheers,
Trond

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