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FS#9760 - Request for new aufs patch to kernel (for loop mounts)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Michael Towers (gradgrind) - Tuesday, 04 March 2008, 16:24 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 05 March 2008, 14:46 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



Any chance of adding another aufs patch to the kernel?

The 'splice-2.6.23.patch' (for >= 2.6.23) should allow loop mounts (e.g. squashfs) within an aufs union, which could be quite useful on 'live' systems.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Wednesday, 05 March 2008, 14:46 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 05 March 2008, 07:12 GMT
would you post it here?
Comment by Michael Towers (gradgrind) - Wednesday, 05 March 2008, 07:30 GMT
Here it is (all patches are in the standard cvs download of aufs).