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

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 14:07:25 EST

On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 20:02:27 PDT, Hans Reiser said:

> Create a mountpoint which knows how to resolve a/b without using a
> "directory".

And said mountpoint gets past the '/' interpretation in the VFS, how, exactly?

fs/namei.c, do_path_lookup() does magic on a '/' on about the 3rd line.
So you're going to get handed 'a'.

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