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Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT
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Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2014 00:08:57 +0000
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Quoting Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

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.

consider it picked up..

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