From: Liam Helmer (linuxlists_at_thevenue.org)
Date: Fri 09 Apr 2004 - 03:35:13 BST
Yup, I did...
I found all the projects you listed, minus the translucency kernel
module, and the IFS implementation.
I played around with FIST a bit too, but I kept having
issues/inconsistencies with it, and too little time to do something
about it. Still lurk on the list occasionally.
So, does this mean you're thinking about doing this, in your copious
spare time? ;)
On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 23:34, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 05:51:05PM +0000, Liam Helmer wrote:
> > Intruiging, I managed to miss that one.
> > I tried it out, in case anyone's interested.
> > Limitations: you can't unlink directories.
> hmm, then you probably also missed this wiki:
> > However, the rest did work pretty well. I did a quick acid test:
> > "mounted" a translucent directory, and then rsynch'ed a differnet
> > filesystem onto it... ;)
> > Other than directory unlinking stuff, it works quite well. No crashes
> > yet. The interface (via sysctl) is a little odd, but it seems to work
> > OK.
> > Cheers,
> > Liam
> > On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 14:43, Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy wrote:
> > > On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, Liam Helmer wrote:
> > >
> > > > I actually looked, for quite a long time, to try and find something that
> > > > was similar to the freebsd (?) union mount, or else the uml
> > > > copy-on-write system. I haven't found anything that works well yet. So,
> > > > instead of that, I worked with the existing linux mount system.
> > >
> > >
> > > I found this: http://translucency.sourceforge.net/ but I don't know how
> > > well it works.
> > >
> > > Grisha
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