Subject: Re: Removing tmpfs' experimental status
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/23/2006 12:43:55
On 10/23/06, Jason Thorpe <> wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2006, at 6:59 AM, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > - Disable the tmpfs_vfstofh and tmpfs_fhtovfs vfsops so that tmpfs
> >  does not support exporting.  (I'm making them optional through a
> >  TMPFS_ENABLE_NFS macro so that people interested in fixing it can
> >  quickly enable the missing bits.  Of course the macro will go away
> >  when things work as expected.)
> We ought to decouple the fh vfsops from "NFS exportability".  The fh
> interface has utility outside of NFS.

But do we really need to specify that a given file system cannot be
exported?  I mean, is the lack of NFS exportability for a given file
system a bug?

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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