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Re: ShadowFs

From: Moritz Schulte
Subject: Re: ShadowFs
Date: 07 Sep 2001 12:02:21 +0200
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Stefan Karrmann <> writes:


> Is ShadowFs really a filesystem or only a ShadowDirectory?

shadowfs is a filesystem server. A shadowfs contains 'merged'
filesystem _hierarchies_ - not only the first nodes as your shadow-dir
should do, if i understood you correctly.

> By the recent discussion I got the impression that it is a
> filesystem, but a single shadow directory would be easier and - in
> most cases - sufficient.

Hrrm. Yes, it is probably easier. But it's not the solution we
want. So we should work on a real shadowfs.

Moritz Schulte <>
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