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Re: st_nlink of directory nodes in shadowfs

From: Moritz Schulte
Subject: Re: st_nlink of directory nodes in shadowfs
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 03:01:21 +0100
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tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:

> Why is it not sufficient to add up the link counts of the shadowed
> directories (compensating for the -2 term) and use that?

In the case where we have file entries with the same names in the
shadowed directories, some entries get shadowedd and we would
calculate a st_nlink, which can be to high, because Shadowfs has
always only one directory entry.

That was my first question: wether that is acceptable.

Moritz Schulte <moritz@chaosdorf.de> http://www.chaosdorf.de/moritz/
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