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Author hynek
Recipients amcnabb, hynek, loewis, neologix, r.david.murray
Date 2012-05-19.14:20:32
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>>> """
>>> stat("/net/prodigy", {st_mode=S_IFDIR|0755, st_size=4096, ...}) = 0
>>> mkdir("/net/prodigy/tmp", 0777)         = -1 EACCES (Permission denied)
>>> """
>>> As you can see, a stat() is already done on /net/prodigy.
>> To be fair, that shouldn’t trigger a mount. Otherwise a `ls -l` on /net
>> would mount all volumes.
> Not sure what "that" is: my view is that mkdir should trigger the mount,
> /net/prodigy is already there and available. ls -l doesn't invoke mkdir(2),
> so you wouldn't get a mount storm when it is mkdir that triggers the mount.

Sure, I was refering (as I hoped that my quoting would indicate) to the
stat on /net/prodigy, not the mkdir. I commented on the mkdir in the
next paragraph.
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