Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#31 new task

Capture 'mount points' are confusing.

Reported by: mornfall Owned by: mornfall
Priority: major Milestone: 5.0
Component: UI Keywords:
Cc: Kamil Dudka, Lukáš Zaoral


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 (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by mornfall

Milestone: future5.0

Milestone renamed

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Kamil Dudka

Cc: Kamil Dudka added

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Lukáš Zaoral

Cc: Lukáš Zaoral added
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