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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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