the current status of nullfs, unionfs
Michael W. Lucas
mwlucas at blackhelicopters.org
Thu Mar 10 14:19:36 GMT 2005
On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 12:38:43PM +0100, Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> A little time ago, phk@ asked for people to submit regression tests for
> virtual filesystem like this . AFAIK, nobody submitted even one test
> so far. This could be a good starting point to have unionfs work
> correctly again. However, I think FreeBSD VFS gurus should first spread
> some ideas and clues about tests to do. I guess indeed there are very
> tricky ones that most common mortals wouldn't even suspect.
But the mere existence of even a basic regression test would be a
start and would encourage people to not hose things further.
Folks, don't let the fact that you're not a guru stop you from taking
a kiddie step and submitting a basic test!
==ml (who uses neither unionfs nor nullfs because of the scary man pages)
Michael W. Lucas mwlucas at FreeBSD.org, mwlucas at BlackHelicopters.org
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