lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Aug]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: file metadata via fs API (was: [GIT PULL] Filesystem Information)
On Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 9:05 AM Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> Except that you suddenly see non-directory dentries get children.
> And a lot of dcache-related logics needs to be changed if that
> becomes possible.

Yeah, I think you'd basically need to associate a (dynamic)
mount-point to that path when you start doing O_ALT. Or something.

And it might not be reasonably implementable. I just think that as
_interface_ it's unambiguous and fairly clean, and if Miklos can
implement something like that, I think it would be maintainable.

No?

Linus

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-08-11 18:10    [W:0.355 / U:0.264 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site