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Re: fakeroot status

From: Roland McGrath
Subject: Re: fakeroot status
Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 22:21:35 -0400 (EDT)

> Ugh, netfs_attempt_lookup did not fail, but netfs_S_dir_lookup does!  This
> is because it sees that S_ISCHR evaluates to true on the node.  Because
> fakeroot has no translator started on the node yet, fshelp_fetch_root will
> try to do so.

I see.  This is just a case of not matching the assumptions that netfs was
originally written for.  netfs_S_dir_lookup is much too complicated a
function to want to override with a duplicate version having a slight
difference.  I think we should just add a hook to netfs to disable its
special handling of special files.  

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