Re: [Vserver] UnionFS and VServer

From: Andreas Baetz <>
Date: Tue 18 Apr 2006 - 08:33:28 BST
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On Monday 17 April 2006 16:18, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> Hi there,
> I was trying to compile UnionFS with a 2.6.16-vs2.0.2-rc16 Kernel. It failed
> because some (all?) vfs_* functions' signatures changed when applying the
> VServer patch. The patch added an additional argument of type 'struct
> nameidata *'.
> What is a clean way to resolve this problem? Ideally, unionfs should compile
> with a vanilla or a "vserver-kernel". Is there any define I can check to see,
> if the VServer patch has been applied? What would be the correct thing to pass
> to the vfs_* functions?
> Cheers,
> Sebastian

I have put together a patch that works with unionfs 1.1.3, plain kernel vserver 2.02-rc14.
It works for me for a while now, but that is no guarantee that it will work for you ..
It should be no big problem to adopt it to the newest releases, but I didn't do it yet.


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