Subject: Re: metahook(9)
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Elad Efrat <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/19/2006 19:42:30
Bill Studenmund wrote:

> Well there are issues. One is that unionfs doesn't use them right; you 
> just get the inode number from the underlying file, be it the upper or 
> lower. :-( So two files can return the same inode number.

IIUC, the device number returned will be that of the union mount itself,
and not of any of the underlying mounts -- which is something we already
cope with. (via documentation :)


Elad Efrat