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Re: [atomic-devel] Fedora 26 change: using overlayfs as default

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 11:04:28AM -0500, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> On 12/14/2016 10:38 AM, Dusty Mabe wrote:
> >
> > On 12/14/2016 07:51 AM, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> >> I have heard that the issue with yum/rpm is being worked on in the kernel.
> >> For those that to not know the issue is for programs that open a file twice
> >> once for readonly and then later for read/write.  In the first open the file is
> >> on the lower file system.  When you open the second time for read/write,
> >> Overlay does a COPY/UP which creates a separate file.  The program thinks
> >> that it has the same file opened twice, but it actually has two different files
> >> open.
> > That is great information. Is there an issue somewhere where we can
> > track the progress of the "fix"?
> >
> > Dusty
> Vivek do you have an answer to this?

I noticed that miklos has posted patches for this upstream.



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