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Re: ShadowFS (status)

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: ShadowFS (status)
Date: 26 Aug 2001 16:52:24 -0700
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Moritz Schulte <> writes:

> Marcus Brinkmann <> writes:
> > IIRC, the current implementation by Moritz does the lookup itself
> > and returns the appropriate port as if it were its own.
> If the user looks up a directory, he gets a port to a directory node,
> which is managed by shadowfs. If the user looks up a file, he directly
> gets a port to _that_ file, not a port to shadowfs.

Right, but he should get that port by doing a retry, not by having
shadowfs look it up in the real directory.  Importantly, that would
get the permissions wrong.

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