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SubjectRe: Larger dev_t
H. Peter Anvin writes:
> Dan Hollis wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > > c) Make sure chown/chmod/link/symlink/rename/rm etc does the right thing,
> > > without the need for "tar hacks" or anything equivalently gross.
> >
> > write-through filesystem, like overlaying a r/w ext2 on top of an iso9660
> > fs.
> This is not necessarily the right way to do it, since it may not
> carry with it the appropriate information. Richard, I belive, was
> planning to implement this using devfsd.

I did, back in April 2000. I'm fairly sure I told you at OLS :-)

Create and change events can be passed to devfsd and this may be
recorded in a filesystem.


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