Opened 9 months ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#31 new task

Capture 'mount points' are confusing.

Reported by: mornfall Owned by: mornfall
Priority: major Milestone: 5.0
Component: UI Keywords:
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Description

There's a few issues to deal with:

  • mount points (both files and directories) are created automatically, but not their parents
  • hence, the parent of a mount point must exist (that is it's either /, or it was created by an earlier capture)
  • normal mount points hide whatever was under the directory, but we go the opposite way: whatever is captured first under a given path wins (we also merge contents of different captures)

It might be prudent to use real 'mount' semantics (but this interferes oddly with the 'follow' mode of symlink capture).

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by mornfall

Milestone: future5.0

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