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Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:59:49 -0600
Cc: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx>, Carlos Maiolino <cem@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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In-reply-to: <20141107190959.GB21021@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20141107190959.GB21021@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 11/7/14 1:09 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> The overlayfs merge introduces a new rename flag to create to whiteouts.
> Should be a fairly easy to implement.
> 
> Miklos, do you have any good documentation and/or test cases for this?

FWIW, Carlos just expressed some interest today in doing this, and it
builds on his earlier patches, yes?

-Eric

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