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[Linux-cluster] Re: [PATCH 00/14] GFS



On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 01:09:17PM +0200, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> On 2005-08-10T12:05:11, Christoph Hellwig <hch infradead org> wrote:
> 
> > > What would a syntax look like which in your opinion does not remove
> > > totally valid symlink targets for magic mushroom bullshit? Prefix with
> > > // (which, according to POSIX, allows for implementation-defined
> > > behaviour)? Something else, not allowed in a regular pathname?
> > None.  just don't do it.  Use bindmount, they're cheap and have sane
> > defined semtantics.
> 
> So for every directoy hiearchy on a shared filesystem, each user needs
> to have the complete list of bindmounts needed, and automatically resync
> that across all nodes when a new one is added or removed? And then have
> that executed by root, because a regular user can't?

Do it in an initscripts and let users simply not do it, they shouldn't
even know what kind of filesystem they are on.


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