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From: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@suse.de>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, Tony Jones <tonyj@suse.de>,
	Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>, walt <wa1ter@myrealbox.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix d_path for lazy unmounts
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 11:39:40 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702141139.41465.agruen@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702140730350.3604@woody.linux-foundation.org>

On Wednesday 14 February 2007 07:37, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> We could prepend another '/' (so that you'd have a path that starts with
> "//"). That's still a legal path, but it's also somethign that even POSIX
> says is valid to mean something else (eg "//ftp/.." or "//socket/.." to
> escape into another namespace).

This sounds good enough to me. My main point is that users that care should be 
able to tell the difference.

Thanks,
Andreas

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-14 19:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-03  3:23 Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-05  0:15 ` Neil Brown
2007-02-15  2:43   ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-05  8:32 ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-05 18:37   ` [PATCH]Add memory barrier before clear bit in unlock_buffer() Mingming Cao
2007-02-14  8:19   ` [PATCH] Fix d_path for lazy unmounts Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-14  8:29     ` Olaf Hering
2007-02-14  8:42       ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-14 15:37     ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-14 19:39       ` Andreas Gruenbacher [this message]
2007-02-14 22:57         ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-15  3:13           ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-17 13:30             ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2007-02-15 12:53           ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-15 13:19             ` Andreas Gruenbacher

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