Subject: Re: union whiteouts persistence intentional?
To: None <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/08/2006 15:48:20
On Wed 07 Jun 2006 at 10:15:40 +0200, theo borm wrote:
> excellent. and I've since found out out that ls -W will also display them.

and, apparently, ls -F too (marked with a %).

> There is one thing that still bothers me; just for orthogonality of tools,
> wouldn't  it be nice to have a command to create whiteouts in a directory
> which is not (yet) mounted as an overlay?

That sounds like a good idea. Perhaps an option to rm(1) or touch(1).

> Theo.
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