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SubjectRe: nfs-utils-1.0.5 is not backwards compatible with 2.4
On Friday August 1, chip@pobox.com wrote:
> According to Neil Brown:
> > I don't know if there is any such code, but if there is I apoligize for
> > breaking it and suggest that the best fix is to not use the header
> > file it was using but it explicitly include the values for NFSEXP_* in
> > that code.
>
> The only really bad thing about the current situation is that the name
> "NFSEXP_CROSSMNT" is poisoned by having had two historical
> definitions. So it that name should be dropped, IMO, and replaced by
> something textually different. "NFSEXP_XMOUNT", perhaps. Even
> "NFSEXP_CROSSMNT2" would work. Just as long as code that said
> "CROSSMNT" to mean "NOHIDE" wouldn't accidentally get CROSSMNT instead.

If we were to change it, I would prefer NFSEXP_CROSSMOUNT.

I might send such a patch to Linus and update nfs-utils if/when it
gets included (or should 2.6 patches start going to Andrew now??)

NeilBrown
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