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    SubjectRe: [RFC] shared subtrees
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    On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 02:30:27PM -0500, Mike Waychison wrote:
    > Well, if I understand it correctly:
    >
    > (assuming /foo is vfsmount A)
    >
    > $> mount --make-shared /foo
    >
    > will make A->A
    >
    > $> mount --bind /foo /foo/bar
    >
    > will create a vfsmount B based off A, but because A is in a p-node,
    > A->B, B->A.
    >
    > Then, we attach B to A in the vfsmount tree, but because A->B in the
    > propagation tree, B also gets a vfsmount C added on dentry 'bar'.
    > Recurse ad infinitum.
    >
    > Make sense?

    Yes, but couldn't the whole thing be avoided if we just agreed that the
    propagation wasn't set up till after B was attached to A?

    --b.
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