Re: autofs4 looks up wrong path element when ghosting is enabled
From: Jeff Moyer
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 08:00:07 EST
==> Regarding Re: autofs4 looks up wrong path element when ghosting is enabled; Ian Kent <raven@xxxxxxxxxx> adds:
raven> 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
>> 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?
raven> Can you post your patch please Jeff.
I would, if it worked! I'm away until the 17th. I'll see what I can
come up with when I get back. Sorry!
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