Re: [PATCH 00/13] overlay filesystem: request for inclusion (v16)

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Mar 12 2013 - 17:50:11 EST

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:41 AM, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Al and Linus,
> Please consider overlayfs for inclusion into 3.10.

Yes, I think we should just do it. It's in use, it's pretty small, and
the other alternatives are worse. Let's just plan on getting this
thing done with.

Al, I realize you may not love this, but can you please give this a
look? People clearly want to use it. In particular the new interfaces,
like the inode ops open function with dentry passed in or whatever?
The changes outside of overlayfs looked fine to me.

Miklos, I hate how you have patches like 09/13 that fix bugs
introduced in earlier versions. Any particular reasons for that kind
of thing?

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