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    SubjectRe: [patch 01/10] vfs: add path_create() and path_mknod()
    In message <1207183329.20254.49.camel@heimdal.trondhjem.org>, Trond Myklebust writes:
    >
    > On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 00:47 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
    [...]
    > > Again, what for?
    >
    > It allows you to get rid of the vfsmount 'argument' when opening a file,
    > which again lowers the barrier for stacking filesystems.
    >
    > As far as the filesystems themselves are concerned, the effect is to
    > enforce your assertion that file operations should not depend on the
    > namespace.

    I'd be delighted the day I won't have to deal with vfsmounts AT ALL in
    any stacked f/s.

    Erez.


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