[OpenAFS] Version of du that doesn't traverse AFS mount points?
Wed, 27 Aug 2008 07:57:49 +0100
On 27 Aug 2008, at 02:18, Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR) wrote:
> In message
> Shaddock writes:
>> I'm looking for a version of du where the -x option (skip
>> directories on different file systems) doesn't traverse an AFS
>> mount poi
>> nt. Haven't been able to find anything via searching, so I
>> thought I'd ask here.
> i have an interesting idea. on linux this would be pretty easy.
> after generic_fill_attr() we could encode the volumeid in the i_dev
> field instead of the s_dev field from the superblock. this should
> this work. i cant think of anything it would break.
Unless I'm missing something, this breaks anything that relies on
stat's st_dev field to determine whether a file is in AFS or not.
Filedrawers is one example, and I'm sure there are others.