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Re: Pilgrim, kadischi, and stateless (was Re: [Fedora-livecd-list] pilgrim livecd work)



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On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 08:31:48PM -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
 
 > On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 20:20 -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
 > > On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 04:07:12PM -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
 > > 
 > >  > Btw, If someone could talk davej into including unionfs into the Fedora
 > >  > kernel, we'd use that instead of dm-snapshot and we'd have persistence
 > >  > more easily solved [1].
 > > 
 > > I think the comments Al Viro had on it the last time it was reviewed
 > > were for the most part unprintable. I wouldn't hold your breath for
 > > this to appear any time soon.
 > 
 > Right. My understanding is that the controversial part of unionfs is the
 > ability to join multiple writable file systems into a single tree. Is
 > this correct?

tbh, since Al reviewed it unfavorably, I haven't even bothered looking at it,
so I'm the wrong person to be asking.  But ISTR there were a number
of issues rather than one sticking point.

Al would be a better person to ask about the gory details.

	Dave


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