Re: Loopback (dir->dir) mounting (NOT -o loop)

From: Chris Meadors (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 12:26:16 EST

Make sure who ever is doing the write up for new features in 2.4 includes

This is a very nice feature that I didn't know about until this discussion

On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:

> Yeah, if you don't mind couple of months worth of extensive rewrites in
> lookup-related code and change of quite a few data structures. After that
> the thing becomes a trivial side effect. IOW, it will be a cold day in
> hell when such a backport will happen. Sorry, this puppy is 2.4-only.

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