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Re: mount_union info (was mount_overlay info)

David Dudley --> current-users (2008-11-13 12:15:35 -0600):
> Well, this gets me really close to what I actually want to do   ;-)
> What I'm actually attempting to do is the reverse of what _union does. 
> I want to mount a directory <under> another.
> In other words, I want to have a directory tree where files come from
> another directory if they are not found in the directory I'm in (not
> sure I explained that correctly, but playing with the command seems to
> allow what I'm looking for, just in the wrong order).

Quoting mount_union(8):

-b      Invert the default position, so that directory becomes the lower
        layer and uniondir becomes the upper layer.  However, uniondir
        remains the mount point.

If that's not what you want I don't understand your question... ;-)

Regards, Jukka

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