Re: Union file system

Michael Neuffer (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 14:25:00 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

> > 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...
> Sounds like IFS. Im not sure what happened to IFS however.

The original author stopped maintaining it way back after it didn't make
it into the kernel.


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