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    SubjectRe: Congrats to Richard Gooch
    On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 06:02:45PM +0100, wrote:
    > [...]
    > Anyway, I wonder if it wouldn't ease the transition phase if devfs could
    > default to some kind of "translucent" mount, such that a failed devfs
    > lookup is continued on the original /dev (if devfs has mounted itself on
    > /dev). Shouldn't be overly complex (e.g. no funny copy-on-write semantics
    > a la IFS or TFS), and might avoid plenty of nasty surprises for people
    > trying devfs for the first time in the next few weeks.

    A good idea would be putting Erez Zadok's stackable file system code from into the kernel
    implement this feature using his code.


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