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Re: virtual dirs bug

On Fri, 21 Jul 2006, Dave Korn wrote:

>   STC:
> dk@rainbow /> mkdir mnt
> dk@rainbow /> cd mnt
> dk@rainbow /mnt> mkdir foo
> dk@rainbow /mnt> ls
> foo
> dk@rainbow /mnt> mount -s C:\\ /mnt/foo/
> dk@rainbow /mnt> mount -u C:\\ /mnt/foo/
> dk@rainbow /mnt> mount | grep foo
> C: on /mnt/foo type user (binmode)
> C: on /mnt/foo type system (binmode)
> dk@rainbow /mnt> ls
> foo  foo
> dk@rainbow /mnt>
>   I take it this is not desired behaviour, and that the right thing
> would be for the system-mount to override - and hence hide - the
> user-mount?  If so, I could whip up a patch over the weekend.

Definitely not desired, but historically user mounts overrode system
mounts (the rationale being that the user can always change user mounts,
but not everyone has permissions to change the system ones).
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