Head stability [Was Re: [Fwd: Re: [PATCH] Fix Name mangling inHEAD]]
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Wed Mar 27 12:21:03 GMT 2002
> I'm thinking to move all the mangling stuff in vfs once we have
> stackable modules and SAMBA_3_0 is branched off.
Not knowing enough about the VFS layer...
This will, I assume, work no matter what real FS is underneath, yes?
Also, are we able to stack VFS layers well enough to make sure the
mangling doesn't conflict with other VFS implementations?
> vfs is really the place where to put that code, so that it can be
> removed if a mangling-compatible filesystem is used, or someone else
> have better ideas in how to implement mangling.
Would be nice to be able to swap out the mangling like that.
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