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KernelTrap: Reiser4 and VFS Issues

Sep 01, 2004, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])

"Continuing the debate over the right way to go about implementing some of the features found in the newly released Reiser4, Hans Reiser asked Al Viro to clarify the issues he thinks could arise from the current implementation. The result was a brilliant explanation of what problems Al sees, specifically related to dentry aliasing, and how the current VFS architecture handles some of these problems.

"Read on for Al's response and further clarification from Linus Torvalds. The interesting exchange provides some good insight into the Linux VFS layer..."

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