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Re: R. Thomas's NFS question
From: andy () btc uwe ac uk (andy () btc uwe ac uk)
Date: Wed, 10 May 95 11:51:38 BST


Robert Owen Thomas wrote :-

yes, this is true.  however, as Patrick and i have been discussing offline,
this is *not* the case with Linux.  er...actually, it *is* the case with
Linux unless you start mountd with a certain flag.  if you do start mountd

 can we have some full disclosure please ^^^^^^^^^^

with the proper flag, Linux will re-export an imported filesystem!  ugh.
i spoke with a comrade, and he stated that this was a hack, inserted into
the Linux mountd code, by a (his words) "rogue programmer".  now, as for

at least we have the source so we can "de-rogue" it. Pointers to the code
in question would be useful.



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