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Read-only bind mounts

Read-only bind mounts

Posted May 25, 2008 15:05 UTC (Sun) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Read-only bind mounts by muwlgr
Parent article: Read-only bind mounts

This *is* Al Viro's explicit goal, yes. I don't think it's a bad one.

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Read-only bind mounts

Posted Jul 1, 2008 2:56 UTC (Tue) by uriel (guest, #20754) [Link]

I hope he gets around implementing proper union mounts soon, at least there has been some progress on the user space front and we have a 9mount command that is more or less safe for non-root users to use.

Plan 9 from User Space has also made quite a bit of progress and is quite usable (one can even use venti to have automatic snapshot backups on almost any *nix system, which is quite a bit better than Apple's TimeMachine).

And now there is 9vx which makes running Plan 9 kernels on top of linux a breeze...

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