lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:12:35 +0200
From:	Hans-Peter Jansen <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: new mailing list for union/overlay filesystems?

Dear David,

sorry for the late chime in.

On Mittwoch, 25. Juni 2014 15:54:59 David Miller wrote:
> From: Miklos Szeredi <>
> Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:36:50 +0200
> > There's interest in having a mailing list specifically for "union
> > filesystem" like solutions (currently active projects are aufs,
> > union-mounts and overlayfs).
> > 
> > Would it be possible to create one on vger for this purpose?
> I've created

While this is a great move, it's also a little unfortunate, since it is the 
name of exactly one layered filesystem solution out of 4 existing ones 
(ignoring vaporware).

A neutral name would have been linux-layeredfs, and as long as nobody objects, 
I kindly ask you to rename it (as in creating such a ml, and silently phase 
out this one..). Given that 13 people are subscribed by now, that's hopefully 
acceptable for all participants.

BTW, all solutions organize the fs join by layering them. ;)

A layered fs user since about a decade,

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists