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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] file as directory
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    > > So your question is, which mount takes priority on the lookup?  It
    > > probably should be the propagated real mount, rather than the
    > > dir-on-file one, shouldn't it?
    > >
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    > Maybe this might belong into __link_path_walk() similar to the
    > handling of symbolic links. If the real mount has always higher
    > priority why do we bother in follow_mount() about it.

    Do you mean, that follow_mount() should never descend into the
    dir-on-file mount but that should always be done by
    __link_path_walk()?

    This could make sense.

    __lookup_mnt() currently returns the first matching mount in the hash
    list. With your suggestion, we'd need two __lookup_mnt() variants (or
    a parameter). One, that only matches normal mounts, and one that only
    matches dir-on-file mounts. Is that it?

    Miklos
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