Subject: Re: union whiteouts persistence intentional?
To: None <>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/06/2006 23:59:46
Chapman Flack <> typed:
: theo borm wrote:
:> Whiteouts seem to be persistent entries in the overlaying directory,
:> surviving the union being unmounted again, and I'm not quite sure
: But would rm -W be a faster way to get rid of them when you don't
: want them?

It should be.  However, this panics my machine with LFS over FFS - it has
been doing so with -current for a few months - so take care.  I haven't
tried FFS over FFS recently so someone may have more success there.