Subject: Re: why unionfs has it's own locking ?
To: None <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/15/2000 10:25:17
> Probably because no one has sat down to clean up the locking protocol
> in there, and thus never really encountered that before :-)

Actually, no.  I once sat down to clean up the unionfs locking
protocol, and realized that doing it right (to avoid deadlocks in all
cases) requires significantly rearchitecting vnode locking

					- Bill