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Date:   Sat, 7 Mar 2020 10:48:34 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:     Miklos Szeredi <>
Cc:     Ian Kent <>, David Howells <>,
        Christian Brauner <>,
        James Bottomley <>,
        Steven Whitehouse <>,
        Miklos Szeredi <>,
        viro <>,
        Christian Brauner <>,
        Jann Horn <>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <>,
        Linux API <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>,
        lkml <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/17] VFS: Filesystem information and notifications [ver

On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 05:25:49PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 08:46:09AM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > 
> > I'm doing a patch.   Let's see how it fares in the face of all these
> > preconceptions.
> Here's a first cut.  Doesn't yet have superblock info, just mount info.
> Probably has rough edges, but appears to work.
> I started with sysfs, then kernfs, then went with a custom filesystem, because
> neither could do what I wanted.

Hm, what is wrong with kernfs that prevented you from using it here?
Just complexity or something else?


greg k-h

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