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Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2014 22:40:33 -0800
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx>, Carlos Maiolino <cem@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Nov 07, 2014 at 04:59:49PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> 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?

It's in the same area, but not otherwise related.  But I'd be happy if
he picks it up.

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