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Re: [PATCH 1/3] Add the ``--mount'' command line option

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] Add the ``--mount'' command line option
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 12:52:33 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 08:46:31AM +0200, Carl Fredrik Hammar wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 09:01:55PM +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 03:53:27PM +0200, Carl Fredrik Hammar wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 09:10:24PM +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
> > > > @@ -0,0 +1,28 @@
> > > > +/* Hurd unionmount
> > > > +   The core of unionmount functionality.
> > > 
> > > Again the purpose of the file isn't really to implement unionmount,
> > > but to implement the --mount option.
> > 
> > The idea is that the ``--mount'' option is just an intermediate step
> > towards a ``stand-alone'' unionmount implementation. That's why I call
> > this file in a more general way than just ``mount''.
> What the final implementation of unionmount will look like is still
> under discussion, e.g. whether it will be part of settrans, a helper to
> settrans, or a standalone translator.  Even being an option to unionfs
> is not totally out of the question, just very unlikely.
> Even if it's certain that it will not be part of unionfs, we might still
> release it as such.  So that people can use it and test it, until the
> next implementation of unionmount is released.  So it should be treated
> as an extension to unionfs unless that would require too much extra work
> that will later be thrown away.

I have similar thoughts myself, but I think I'll wait for what antrik
says... (Though I'm pretty sure he'll opt for something like ``mount''
:-) )
> That said, I'm making a lot of fuzz of a very small issue here.  :-)

Well, I think it helps making concepts clear :-)
> I wanted to review the other patches that has more meat on them.
> But I couldn't compile at the time because I messed up my nfs setup.
> I'll see if I can get to them later.

Oh, great :-) Thank you again :-) I'm looking forward to your reviews.


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