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From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>
To: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@suse.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	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: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 13:53:42 +0100 (MET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0702151349400.786@yvahk01.tjqt.qr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200702141457.51218.agruen@suse.de>

Hi,

On Feb 14 2007 14:57, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
>[2]
>    ------------------------
>pipe:			"pipe:[439336]" (or "pipe/[439336]")
>
>[3] Always make disconnected paths double-slashed:
>--------------------------------------------------
>pipe:			"//pipe/[439336]"
>lazily umounted dir:	"//dir/file"
>lazily unmounted fs:	"//file"
>unreachable root:	"//"
>
>Opinions?

As for [2]/[3]:

What's the point in changing pipefs... you can *never*
reach it *anyway*, even if it was a /-style path, since
pipefs is a NOMNT filesystem.

That said, programs like lsof might break when it changes
away from "pipe:[integer]" (same goes for socket:, etc.)


Jan
-- 

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-15 13:07 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
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 [this message]
2007-02-15 13:19             ` Andreas Gruenbacher

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