[arch-dev-public] kernel26 unionfs/aufs conflict

Simo Leone simo at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 26 05:10:08 EDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 08:34:37AM +0100, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> Hi
> to reconsider, you were the guys that wanted those filesystem stuff in the 
> kernel, 
> I just add/fix hardware support which doesn't conflict with such stuff, so 
> figure out how to fix it send patches that it works for the stuff you need 
> it.
> Checkout Aufs from latest CVS and try to combine it that it works.
> I don't use any of this filesystems.
Ok, let's assume for right now that we aren't going to drop either of
them. Would you, as the kernel maintainer, prefer the in-tree solution
of effectively aliasing the function names; or the out-of-tree solution
of patching aufs to deal with unionfs's function names? Either will work
just fine.

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