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Re: ShadowFS (status)

From: Moritz Schulte
Subject: Re: ShadowFS (status)
Date: 03 Aug 2001 02:17:00 +0200
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Marcus Brinkmann <> writes:


thanks for the help.

> > A node doesn't always point to the same underlying file. When user
> > A opens the file /shadowfs/foo he should get a port to the
> > underlying file.
> Yes, this is important.  The user will get the port from the other
> filesystem, and not a port from shadowfs.

Ok, this is the key change. I understand.

> The inode number issue was what brought my thoughts back in place:
> The filesin the shadowfs should have the *same* fsid and fileno as
> the original files.

In the beginning i thought about that. But, hrrmm...

I'll try to make these changes.

Moritz Schulte <>
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