Subject: Re: union whiteouts persistence intentional?
To: None <,>
From: theo borm <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/07/2006 02:25:57
Geoff Wing wrote:

>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.
I guess I've gotten myself into a hornet's nest with these unions :-(

regards, Theo