Re: [vserver] hashify

From: Sandino Araico Sánchez <>
Date: Tue 20 Mar 2018 - 21:03:30 GMT
Message-ID: <>

On 18/03/18 10:10, Tor Rune Skoglund wrote:
> If nothing is there in the code today to handle such issues, what is
> the right way to deal with it:
> 1) Don't care, as any problems arising from any possibly broken in-vm
> hardlinks are so rare that side-effects of it "never" happens?
> 2) Patch the vhashify code so that files that are already hardlinks
> inside a vm will not be hashified? (As suggested above)
> 3) Patch the CoW code so that it handles files that was originally
> hardlinked in the vm to be restored as hardlinked also when CoW does
> its work?
Patch de CoW code so that it breaks the hard link only when the
hard-linked other file is outside the VM. Hard links inside the VM
should be preserved as such.
> 4) Don't use hashify?
> What do you suggest? Anyone with any experiences to share?
> BR, Tor Rune Skoglund,

Sandino Araico Sánchez
Received on Tue Mar 20 20:59:40 2018
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