Re: [PATCH] reiserfs: fix handling of device names with /'s in them

From: Jeffrey Mahoney
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 23:13:58 EST

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Hans Reiser wrote:
> Jeffrey Mahoney wrote:
>> This is not
>> the desired interpretation, which is why we need to replace the pathname
>> separator in the name. ReiserFS is the component that is choosing to use
>> the block device name as a pathname component and is responsible for
>> making any translation to that usage.
> This makes no sense. I have the feeling you see trees and I see forest.

No, Hans. I see a problem that has been fixed elsewhere in an identical
manner. The real solution is to eliminate / from block devices in the
long run, not to start introducing mount points with different pathname
interpretation rules. Those may have a place elsewhere, after a tough
uphill battle, and are most certainly overkill for this problem.

- -Jeff
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