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SubjectRe: Congrats to Richard Gooch
On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 06:02:45PM +0100, almesber@lrc.di.epfl.ch 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
http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~ezk/research/software/ into the kernel
implement this feature using his code.

Christoph

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