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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] overlay filesystem: request for inclusion
    On Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 02:53:29PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    > Al, Linus and all interested parties,
    > Here's the latest version of overlayfs.
    > git:// overlayfs.v11
    > I think it's been merge-ready for some time and has gotten a fair
    > amount of attention and testing from various parties. Yet,
    > apparently, it isn't getting closer to being merged.
    > There's union-mounts which has a very similar feature set, if a
    > completely different implementation, but that also is not being
    > considered yet for merge.
    > So, Al, can you please share your thougths?

    Simple: please, *please* hold back until we have atomic_open mess sorted
    out. I'm fucking sick and tired of playing whack-a-mole in that area -
    for nearly three years by now; we fortunately are very close to getting
    this shit done right - the main remaining obstacle is ->d_revalidate()
    abuse by NFS and I seriously hope to get it over and done with in a week or so.
    Once that is done and the damn thing is in #for-next, I'll ping you, dhowells
    and probably aufs folks to start sorting this out, so that we would have that
    finished before 3.2 opens.

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