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Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: beginners project: RENAME_WHITEOUT
From: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:14:09 +0100
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On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 8:09 PM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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?

No test case for the RENAME_WHITEOUT flag yet.  I'll work on that.

We do have a man page and an xfstest test case for RENAME_EXCHANGE,
which is also important for overlayfs.

Thanks,
Miklos

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