Subject: Re: Removing tmpfs' experimental status
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/23/2006 09:28:19
On Oct 23, 2006, at 8:45 AM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 02:21:37PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
>> tmpfs _already_ supports file handles. But exporting a tmpfs over
>> does not work for whatever reason -- can't remember the exact
> IMHO we should have a flag for filesystem to prevent exporting -
> procfs and ptyfs come to mind.
Agreed. It should be abstracted a bit -- "exportable via a file
sharing service" -- and it should be a property of the mounted instance.
We can address this later -- it's not critical -- but it seemed like a
good opportunity to bring it up given jmmv's statement that disabling
the fh entry points are the only way to disable NFS exportability.
> But we should realy fix tmpfs so it can be exported.