Re: Union file system

Steffen Grunewald (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 17:18:22 +0100 (MET)

"Mikko J Rauhala writes"
|> On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, D. Chiodo wrote:
|> > Symlinks? Mount all the cd, network, disk, etc, then make symlinks from
|> > whereyou want you everything to appear to wherever the appropriate files
|> > are...
|> Won't cut it. We're talking about a system that would allow you to eg.
|> mount a CD-ROM drive and then mount another filesystem "over" that, so
|> that if you write to the file system, the CD-ROM files are hidden behind
|> the new files on the writable media. Would be rather handy in some cases...

Is that what was called 'translucent file system` ?

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