[arch-dev-public] kernel26 unionfs/aufs conflict
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 15:58:57 EDT 2008
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:20 AM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: arch-dev-public-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-dev-public-
> > bounces at archlinux.org] Namens Simo Leone
> > Verzonden: woensdag 26 maart 2008 10:10
> > Aan: arch-dev-public at archlinux.org
> > Onderwerp: Re: [arch-dev-public] kernel26 unionfs/aufs conflict
> > 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.
> I would prefer to have these symbols exported only once and patch the
> package that needs these kernel symbols with a different name. Yes, it's a
> little bit more work for the external module maintainer, but it keeps our
> kernel cleaner that way.
Agreed. Lets patch aufs if we can to use the unionfs symbol.
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