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SubjectRe: union mount status
On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Jan Blunck wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 15, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > What is the status of this patchset ?
> > Bharata Rao told me, no consensus was reached yet.
> > After looking at Jan Blunk's ftp server, it looks like the latest
> > patchset was for 2.6.25-mm1. Is anyone working on this patchset right now ?
>
> Not that I know of.
>
> The state is as follows: we (David Woodhouse, Bharata Rao, Erez Zadok and me)
> agreed on a more or less final version of the whiteout patches. I haven't
> posted them yet since I know that Al Viro isn't convinced of the idea that
> they are actaully necessary. My plan was to solve the readdir() issues first,
> because they are the biggest roadblock IMHO. Bharata worked on some glibc
> readdir stuff but I don't know how that went.

I'm trying to work through applying your patches to a current kernel so I
can have a decent look through them.
Do you have a more recent version of the patches?

What are your current thoughts on the readdir() problem?

Ian



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