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SubjectRe: [RFC 12/26] ext2 white-out support

On Jul 31 2007 12:36, Josef Sipek wrote:
>[2] http://www.filesystems.org/unionfs-odf.txt

>Instead, the new ODF code stores whiteouts as hardlinks to a special
>(regular) zero-length file in odf (/odf/whiteout), and it stores opaqueness
>information for directories in the inode GID bits in an ODF file system
>(e.g., ext2, XFS, etc.) on the local machine. This avoids the name-space
>pollution and avoids races with network file systems, while minimizing inode
>consummation in /odf.

Inode GID bits - are you reducing my 32 bits of gid_t to 31 bits?
That does not work out either.



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