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SubjectRe: [CFT][PATCH] namespaces patch (2.4.5-pre6)
Alexander Viro wrote:
>
> Folks, new version of the patch is on
> ftp.math.psu.edu/pub/viro/namespaces-c-S5-pre6.gz
>
> News:
> * ported to 2.4.5-pre6
> * new (cleaner) locking mechanism
> * lock_super() is starting to become fs-private thing - first steps to
> removing it from VFS code are done.
>
> Please, help with testing. I'm feeding the pieces suitable for 2.4 into
> the Linus' tree, so patch got smaller.

OK, at the risk of asking a Stupid Question (tm), what exactly does
the namespaces patch buy us? From the viewpoint of an
integrator/system admin? I'd happily check it out if I thought it
would solve any of the problems I regularly see.

regards,
David

--
David L. Parsley
Network Administrator, Roanoke College
"If I have seen further it is by standing on ye shoulders of
Giants."
--Isaac Newton
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