Re: [PATCH] 9p: create separate 9p client interface

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 12:14:06 EST

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 09:32:41AM -0600, Latchesar Ionkov wrote:
> Create a separate 9P client interface that can be used outside the VFS
> layer. In addition to VFS, the new interface can be used to export the
> authentication channel or from other interfaces.

And what exact users would that be? We have a huge dislike for putting
abstractions in just for the abstractions sake, so if you want this
merged you'd better present a highly useful client to that interface.

Also the non-filesystem interface code shouldn't live in fs/ but
rather in net/9p/

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