Re: autofs4 looks up wrong path element when ghosting is enabled

From: Ian Kent
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 01:17:09 EST

On Mon, 26 Sep 2005, Jeff Moyer wrote:

> I put together a different patch, but I want to get your input on the
> approach before I post it. It requires both user-space and kernel-space
> changes.
> Basically, you identify that a given automount tree is a direct map tree.
> This information is passed along to the kernel (I did this via a mount
> option), and recorded (in the super block info). Then, when a directory
> lookup occurs, if we are in a direct map tree, and ghosting is enabled,
> then we pass the lookup on to the real lookup code.
> I'm not sold on the approach, as I haven't thought through all of the
> implications. Care to comment?

Can you post your patch please Jeff.


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