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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/20] Mount writer count and read-only bind mounts (v3)
    On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 19:17:27 -0700 Andrew Morton wrote:

    > On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 18:50:36 -0700
    > Dave Hansen <haveblue@us.ibm.com> wrote:
    >
    > > > > Since the last revision, the locking in faccessat() and
    > > > > mnt_is_readonly() has been changed to fix a race which might have
    > > > > caused a false-negative mount-is-readonly return when faccessat()
    > > > > is called while another two processes are racing to make a mount
    > > > > readonly.
    > > > >
    > > > umm, what's it all for?
    > >
    > > Mostly for vserver, for now. They allow a filesystem to be r/w, but
    > > have r/o views into it. This is really handy so that every vserver can
    > > use a common install but still allow the administrator to update it.
    >
    > OK. That makes it one of those features which stays in -mm until we work
    > out what we're going to do about containers/vserver/etc.
    >
    > Unless there's something else which needs it?
    >
    > This is all rather important info, you know. It should be presented
    > front-and-centre in [patch 0/N]. In detail...

    TPP says not to use patch 0/N.... !!?!!?!?!?
    so which way do you want it?

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    ~Randy
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