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Saturday, November 26, 2005


Linux: Shared Subtress...

LWN is carrying the technical documentation from the new shared subtrees patch for the Linux kernel. This feature allows for relationships between the kernel filesystem namespaces to be created. Although the accompanying article indicates that the motivator for this functionality is the ReiserFS files as directories feature (i.e. hard links for directories) and the new filesystems in user space feature, it does not take much imagination to see this as start at implementing zone-like functionality in Linux... Tags:

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