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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] overlay filesystem: request for inclusion

    Michal Suchanek:
    > Is there any reason why a directory cannot be whiteout?

    Just to reduce consuming inodes.

    > It may possibly hide a XXXXXXXX file if it is later added to the lower layer.

    No, because it is "doubly" whiteouted.

    > Just as whiteout has totally different file-type from a file. It's
    > specific to the union.

    Ok, we are talking about different whiteouts.

    J. R. Okajima

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